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Philip Gourevitch

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Staff writer for the New Yorker magazine; author of We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will be Killed With Our Families: Stories from Rwanda and co-author of The Ballad of Abu Ghraib

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In  last night's speech  to the American people, President Obama laid out his case for punishing Syria's alleged use of chemical weapons to kill its own civilians.

President Obama Wants to Give Peace a Chance

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Monitors for the United Nations have  confirmed 108 victims , including 49 children and 34 women — many executed at close range — by Syrian soldiers last Friday.

The Syrian Government and the Massacre at Houla

Monitors for the United Nations have confirmed 108 victims , including 49 children and 34 women — many executed at close range — by Syrian soldiers last Friday.

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In the aftermath of  Friday's massacre in Houla  -- including at least 34 women and 49 children – Washington is divided over how to accomplish regime change in Syria.

Syria: Agonizing Questions with No Good Answers

In the aftermath of Friday's massacre in Houla -- including at least 34 women and 49 children – Washington is divided over how to accomplish regime change in Syria.

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