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Chemical Weapons Fiasco Highlights Washington's Lack of Options in Syria

“American diplomacy, backed by the threat of force,” President Obama claimed to scattered applause during the State of the Union address on Tuesday, “is why Syria’s chemical weapons are being eliminated.” According to reports, only 4.1 percent of Syria’s chemical weapons arsenal has been destroyed. The operation to dispose of them is now two months behind schedule.

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A New Cud to Chew

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After threatening Putin with new sanctions over Syria, European leaders discover they lack the political will to deliver.

The United States is now going to have to figure out how to help Venezuela avoid completely melting down, with the Venezuelan strongman still at the helm.

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Asia's Game of Thrones

Philippine officials sought to clarify Duterte’s comments on separating from the U.S., but the situation is still murky.

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