Derek Thurman

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Pentagon adjusts plans for more intense attacks on Syria

U.S. war planners are preparing for three days of attacks on Syria, a longer bombardment than originally envisioned.<p>September 07, 2013|By David S. Cloud<p>Hundreds of demonstrators opposed to a U.S. military strike against Syria… (Olivier Douliery / Abaca…)<p>WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is preparing for a …

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Egypt Protests End In Clashes, Leaving At Least 2 Dead

By Abdelrahman Youssef and Tom Perry<p>ALEXANDRIA, Egypt/CAIRO, Sept 6 (Reuters) - Two people were killed in skirmishes as supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi thronged Egypt's cities and towns on Friday for the third time in eight days, trying to rattle an army-backed government bent on …

On A Razor's Edge In Damascus

<i>The author is a Syrian citizen in Damascus who is not being further identified for safety reasons.</i><p>Lately, Marwan feels like he is sneaking around Damascus doing "something bad."<p>Marwan is a personal trainer, and under normal circumstances he would have nothing to worry about.<p>But in the increasingly …

France Will Wait For UN Inspectors' Syria Report Before Deciding On Strike, Hollande Says

ST. PETERSBURG, Sept 6 (Reuters) - President Francois Hollande said on Friday France would await the conclusions of U.N. inspectors investigating last month's chemical weapon attack in Syria before deciding on any action.<p>"We shall await the report of the inspectors just as we will await (U.S.) …

41 Zimbabwe elephants poisoned in worst national case ever

Police arrest six men accused of tapping animal watering holes with cyanide for $120,000 worth of ivory<p>David Trifunov<p>September 7, 2013 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on GlobalPost.<p>Police in Zimbabwe arrested six men accused of using cyanide to poison elephants on Friday, according to …

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