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Leaders in Vienna announce new timetable for Syria as shock from Paris attacks lingers

World leaders meeting in Vienna have announced new measures to bring an end to the war in Syria. The announcement came as the world reels from the …

Diplomats set plan for political change in Syria

VIENNA (AP) — Invoking the need for joint action after the attacks in Paris, foreign ministers of nearly 20 nations agreed Saturday to an ambitious …

Middle East

5 Ways The Paris Attacks Could Hit Europe's Economy

It is, of course, far too early to do anything more than speculate. But common sense says that there must be consequences for business and for the …

France Has a Powerful and Controversial New Surveillance Law

The law authorizes the government to tap phones and computers of terrorism suspects without much oversight.<p>As it plans its response to a series of six terrorist attacks Friday night that killed 129 and injured 352, the government of France will likely step up its efforts to keep tabs on the …

Iraq Vet: What Real War With ISIS Would Mean

The news alert for the Paris attacks came across my phone as I was about to officiate the marriage of my friend Sean, a veteran of multiple tours in …

Paris terror attacks 'carried out by three coordinated teams of gunmen'

Three coordinated teams of jihadi gunmen struck at six different sites across Paris in a bloody wave of suicide bombings and shootings that left nearly 130 people dead, the Paris public prosecutor has said.<p>François Molins told a news conference on Saturday that at least 129 people were killed and …

Extremism

There Is Only One Way to Defeat ISIS

We must hold accountable our Middle Eastern "allies"—the states and bankers and political elites—who persist in funding mass murder.<p>There was a strange stillness in the news on Saturday morning, a Saturday morning that came earlier in Paris than it did in Des Moines, a city in Iowa, one of the …

Arabian Sea