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A tank of the Emergency Response Division fires at Islamic State militants in the old city of Mosul.

What the battle for Mosul says about the future of war

A tank of the Emergency Response Division fires at Islamic State militants in the old city of Mosul.

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Yesterday at the United Nations, Secretary of State John  Kerry denounced Russia  and pointed to the deadly bombing of a UN aid convoy in Syria.

US strategy in a Syria in turmoil

Yesterday at the United Nations, Secretary of State John Kerry denounced Russia and pointed to the deadly bombing of a UN aid convoy in Syria.

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