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International community ratchets up pressure on Syria. Is intervention the next step?

The king of Jordan called on Syria’s president to step down, just days after the Arab League suspended Syria from the body. Is intervention the only option?

What to do about Syria? The brutality continues, even as the world spotlight fades
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What to do about Syria? The brutality continues, even as the world spotlight fades

Human Rights Watch said this week that more than 3,500 people have been killed in Syria. The brutality against civilians has only worsened, but the world can’t seem to agree on what to do about it.

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Egyptians march in support of Occupy Wall Street. Are there parallels with the Arab Spring?

Protesters in Eqypt marched on the U.S. embassy Friday to show their solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street movement. Are there parallels between the protests in the U.S. and the Arab Spring?

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Republican rift on foreign policy widens as Pawlenty criticizes ‘isolationist’ rivals

The Republican party is deeply split on America’s wars, and that rift widened Tuesday as Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty criticized his rivals for appealing to “isolationist sentiments.”

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At a refugee camp in Tunisia, it’s showtime

Notes from Tunisia: In a camp where thousands of migrant workers fleeing violence in Libya await resettlement, an aspiring Somali writer decides to stage a play.

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  After protests, a new new beginning for Obama and the Arab world

Alison Stewart talks with Georgetown University’s John Esposito about President Obama’s efforts to redefine U.S. policy towards the Middle East and North Africa in the wake of the Arab Spring.

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Bin Laden’s death the latest setback for an al Qaeda sliding into irrelevance

As protests roil the Arab world and opposition figures denounce terrorism, Osama bin Laden’s death has become just the latest milestone in a “long slide” for the group that masterminded the Sept. 11 attacks.

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  Leymah Gbowee on peace in West Africa and a women’s revolution

Activist Leymah Gbowee, who spearheaded Liberia’s revolutionary peace movement, discusses the work that remains for women to inspire change in other nations.

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Rice and baguettes: dispatches from a Tunisian refugee camp

Jesse Hardman ruminates on the meaning of home for transmigrated communities going about their daily lives in a Tunisian refugee camp.

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