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President Obama addresses the nation from the White House.

U.S. to Pursue Diplomatic Solution in Syria

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President Barack Obama has been lobbying Congress and the American people to support a military strike against Syrian military targets as punishment for using chemical…read more

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7 Top Classroom Resources for Teaching Syria

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The civil war raging in the Middle Eastern nation of Syria has become a worldwide source of concern and disagreement. Help  your students understand the…read more

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A supporter of deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi reacts after identifying the body of a dead family member at a hospital in the Nasr City district of Cairo on August 14, 2013.

Violence Escalates Between Security Forces and Protesters in Egypt

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Clashes between Egyptian law enforcement and supporters of the ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi continue to escalate, prompting fears that Egypt could follow nearby Syria…read more

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Morsi Supporters Continue Protest One Day After Scores Killed

Egyptian Military Cracks Down on Morsi Supporters

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Less than a month after a military coup ousted Egypt’s first democratically elected leader, President Mohammed Morsi, dozens of pro-Morsi supporters were killed in clashes…read more

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The National Security Agency (NSA) headquarters in Fort Meade, Maryland.

Government Surveillance of Citizens Raises Civil Liberty Concerns

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Two revelations about government programs designed to sift through the public’s phone calls and social media interaction have raised questions about what the government should…read more

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