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Sam Dagher

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Middle East correspondent for the Wall Street Journal; former Baghdad-based correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor

Sam Dagher on KCRW

President Obama said yesterday the US has failed “to change the dynamic inside Syria.”  He’s all but conceded that Vladimir Putin has.

Russia Changes the Battleground, at Least for the Moment

President Obama said yesterday the US has failed “to change the dynamic inside Syria.”  He’s all but conceded that Vladimir Putin has.

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The Islamic State, also called ISIS and ISIL, now controls a major part of Iraq and an entire province in Syria.

The Islamic State

The Islamic State, also called ISIS and ISIL, now controls a major part of Iraq and an entire province in Syria.

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UN Secretary General  Ban Ki-Moon said  today there must be a third round of peace talks between Syria and its divided opponents.

The Syrian War and Its Humanitarian Crisis

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon said today there must be a third round of peace talks between Syria and its divided opponents.

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