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Andrew J. Bacevich

The US can’t remake Syria

A Free Syrian Army fighter paused in east Syria on Monday.

By Andrew J. Bacevich

The likelihood of the US being able to put things right in Syria is approximately nil.


Tsarnaev and the death penalty

By Jeff Jacoby

The horror Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is accused of is practically a textbook example of aggravating factors that would merit the death penalty.


Father of bomb suspect’s friend battles to free son, clear name

Amir Ismagulov, father of Azamat Tazhayakov, paid his respects at the memorial for the bombing victims.

By Maria Sacchetti and Leon Neyfakh

Amir Ismagulov is waging a one-man campaign for his son, Azamat Tazhayakov, who was arrested on charges of helping to cover for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.


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Around the Region

Cubist’s antibiotic on fast track

By Robert Weisman


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