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Is our "humanitarian" intervention over there really worth risking World War III?

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News
Updated November 14, 2015 - 11:27 PM EST
With Setbacks in Iraq and Syria, ISIS Hits France
 
  Hollande Declares France State of Emergency, Closes Borders
  Raids Conducted in Belgium Suburb Linked to Three Paris Attackers
US: ISIS Libya Leader Killed in Airstrike
 
  Libyan ISIS Aims to Replicate Iraq, Syria Success
Peshmerga, PKK, Retake Sinjar From ISIS
 
  Kurdish Capture of Sinjar a Long Way From Beating ISIS
  Sinjar Victory Bolsters Kurds, but Could Further Alienate US From Iraq
German FM: Syria Goal Is Elections in 18 Months
 
  Obama: ISIS 'Contained,' No Longer Gaining Strength
  Russia Says US Mostly Concurs on List of Syrian Terror Groups
  US 'Reasonably Certain' Drone Strike Killed Jihadi John
Israeli DM Orders More Troops Into Hebron
 
  Were All Palestinians Killed in Hebron Really a Threat to Soldiers?
Hezbollah Resists ISIS Effort to Expand War Into Lebanon
Ex-CIA Chief: Bush Ignored Months of Warnings About 9/11
Viewpoints
The Saudis Are Stumbling – They May Take the Mideast With Them  by Conn Hallinan
Why Jihadi John's 'Assassination' Is Not Very Important  by Patrick Cockburn
Remaking the Middle East: How the US Grew Tired and Less Relevant  by Ramzy Baroud
Reaping the Whirlwind of Western Support for Extremist Violence  by Chris Floyd
Bernie, War, and the Empire's Pie  by Chris Ernesto
The Mindless Logic of Republican Foreign Policy  by Peter Beinart

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Frontline
Death Threats, Child Porn, and War Crimes: CIA Probes Its Own Employees
Pentagon Readies for Cyber 'War Games' Against China, Iran, North Korea, Russia
Donald Trump: Bomb the S**t Out of ISIS
Hardliners in Iran Denounce Pres. Rouhani in Standoff
Goal Is to Shrink ISIS Operations: Obama
 
Iraq
Kurds Liberate Yazidi City; 207 Killed Across Iraq
Suicide Bomber Kills at Least 21 at Baghdad Funeral
Syria
Russia Said to Deploy Advanced Missile System in Syria
US Designates Leader of ISIS Abdurakhmanov a Terrorist
Wounded Toll at 25,000 a Month in Syria, Medicines Lacking, Cholera Feared: WHO
Refugee Crises
Merkel Defends Decision to Send Back Refugees to Other EU Countries
Report: Refugees Have Not Increased Crime Rate in Germany
Stuck in Limbo in Ethiopia, Africa's Biggest Refugee Camp
Norway Government Seeks Tighter Asylum Rules
Rights Group Says Migrants Face Beatings, Abuse in Bulgaria
US to Provide $115 Million in Aid to Syrian, Iraqi Refugees
Lebanon
Lebanon PM Holds Emergency Meeting as Nation Mourns Bomb Victims
Lebanon Parliament Endorses Money Laundry, Combating Terrorism Laws
Turkey
Three Soldiers, 11 Kurdish Militants Killed in Southeast Turkey
Suspected British Associate of 'Jihadi John' Detained in Turkey: Turkish Officials
Britain Commits $420 Million to Help Turkey Handle Refugees
Yemen
Worshippers Killed as Bomb Hits Yemen Mosque in Houthi-Dominated Region: Residents
Yemen Is Turning Into Saudi Arabia's Vietnam
American Terror Suspect in Yemen Loses Appeal Over Records
Israel/Palestine
Israeli Father and Son Killed in Shooting Attack South of Hebron
Amnesty: Investigate Apparent Extrajudicial Execution at Hebron Hospital
Terror Victim: Red Crescent Ambulance Saw Us, Drove Away
US Jews Will Abandon Israel Over Religious Exclusion, Warns Delegation
Israeli Spy Jonathan Pollard Set to Be Released by US on Parole After Almost 30 Years
Campaign for Settlement Construction Steps Up: 'Bibi Freezes Us and Bennett Is Silent'
Australia
Australia Defends Port's Lease to Chinese Company With Military Ties
Venezuela
What Arrests? Some Venezuelans in the Dark About Drugs Scandal
US Says No Diplomatic Immunity for Venezuelans Charged in Drug Case
Oil Ties Did Not Protect Venezuelan Drug Suspects Nabbed by US in Haiti
Banned 'Narco' Soap Overtaken by Venezuela's Real-Life Scandal
Mexico
Wild Gun Battle Kills 4 Bystanders in Mexican Border City
Americans Still Dying
Fortunately, No American Troops Were Reported Killed This Week
 
Paris Attacks
Head of Paris Police Says All Attackers Are Believed to Be Dead
'I Saw Bodies' in Paris’s Night of Terror
Fire in Calais Migrant Camp 'Not Related to Paris Terrorist Attacks'
President Says France Will Be Merciless
A Look at the Attacks Across Paris
Attacker in Paris Concert Hall Shouted 'Allahu Akbar', Fired Into Crowd: Witness
Pentagon 'Not Aware' of Any Personnel Impacted by Paris Attacks
20 Members of French Jihadist Cell to Face Trial
The War at Home
Poll: Majority Think Clinton Acted Unethically or Illegally in Emails
Edward Snowden Explains How to Reclaim Your Privacy
Carson Attempts to Clarify Claim of Chinese Involvement in Syria
White House's Earnest 'Speechless' Over Carson's Claim on Syria Intel
Obama Rips Carson: Destroying ISIS Isn't 'Easy'
Europe
Code Name for UK Probe of Snowden Reporting Revealed: 'Operation Curable'
Putin Says East Ukraine Crisis May Yet Turn Into 'Frozen Conflict'
Two Killed in Clashes Between Armenian-Backed Karabakh Troops and Azeri Army
Italy: Security Boosted at Milan Jewish Sites After Stabbing
Russia Says Leak of Secret Nuclear Weapon Design Was an Accident
After Spy Allegations, Germany's Steinmeier Vows 'Clarification' for France
Egypt
US Military Aid for Egypt Seen Continuing Despite Rights Concerns
Dramatic Rise in Death Sentences and Mass Trials Under Presidency of Al-Sisi
Egypt Air Barred From Flying Into Russia: Moscow Airport
Africa
At Least 22 Dead in Central African Republic Village Attacks
Militants Behead Tunisian Teen Accused of Spying: Sources
Asia
Myanmar's Persecuted Rohingya See Glimmer of Hope in Suu Kyi Victory
Arrest Warrant Issued for Cambodian Opposition Leader
Uzbekistan Releases Political Prisoner After 21 Years in Jail
Weekend Reviews
A New Biography Traces the Pathology of Allen Dulles and His Appalling Cabal
The Costs of Maintaining Our Bases Overseas
A New Book Reveals the Horrifying, and Fascinating, Details of Daily Life Under ISIS
David Talbot Takes on Government Secrecy, the CIA and the Assassination of JFK
The Devil's Chessboard by David Talbot
A History of Afghanistan, in Its Own Words
 
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11/12/2015
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10/19/2015
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