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The Modern Puppet State

BY ARI MOSES It is early February and trash and scorched rubble are littered throughout the street. The clock strikes nine as the sun begins its journey across the sky, but Kiev’s once bustling city streets look as if they are from a ghost town, a mere remnant of their former selves. Offices, schools, and…

A Necessary Evil?

It would seem that after months of peaceful protests followed by brute attacks on civilians by the Syrian military, international pressure would be mounting against the Assad regime. But as the casualties grow, international pressure rarely yields more than a strong urge for Al-Assad to pursue reform. Most of the international community wants him gone,…

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