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Democracy Is Possible in Syria. My Friend Knew How.

26 during an attack by the Islamic State in northern Syria, was my friend, and a tireless advocate of the Kurdish freedom movement.He was writing in the shadow of a referendum taking place in neighboring Iraqi Kurdistan that everyone knew would end with a strong endorsement of an independent Kurdish state.

The Myth of the Progressive Prosecutor

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This month, it was reported that the Manhattan district attorney, Cyrus Vance Jr.In 2015, he helped create the prestigious Institute for Innovation in Prosecution at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

When Was the Phrase ‘Walk-off Home Run’ First Used?

The Gannett News Service wrote: “In Dennis Eckersley’s colorful vocabulary, a walk-off piece is a home run that wins the game and the pitcher walks off the mound.Nowadays there are “walk-off hit by pitches” and “walk-off balks,” as virtually any sudden ending to a game seems to qualify for the term.

GOP Tax Plan Would Keep the Mortgage Break But Threaten Irrelevancy

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German Towns Filled With Refugees Ask, ‘Who Is Integrating Whom?’

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North Korea Missile Jitters Surface Ahead of U.S. War Games

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Military drill with South Korea coincides with China leadership meeting, prompting speculation about Pyongyang launch




















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The Antidote to Steve Bannon

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Your Next Home Could Run on Batteries

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