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Old Battlefield - New War
Old Battlefield - New War
Former "Capital of the Revolution" About to Fall to Assad Regime

The battle for Homs could go a long way toward deciding the outcome of the Syria civil war. The Assad regime says it is on the verge of taking the entire metropolis back from rebel forces. Is rebel resistance in central Syria about to be completely wiped out?

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Low-Hanging Fruit

We need more diesel technicians, welders, and pipe fitters.

Crude Economics

If the Saudis don’t bite the bullet next month, the cartel’s relevance will fade significantly.

Why We Can't Have Nice Things

An expert working on the project cautions the MTA may miss its next deadline.

Higher Ed Shake Up

New low-cost programs are carving out a critical space in the U.S. higher education system.


Hint: it isn’t pretty.

Blue Model Blues

Kicking the can down the road is turning into a hobby for PA lawmakers.

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