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Assad Government Raises Flag Over Cradle of Syrian Revolt

BEIRUT — For the first time in more than seven years, the Syrian government raised its flag Thursday over Daraa, the first city to revolt against President Bashar Assad in 2011 and plunge the country into its calamitous civil war. The display is laden with ...
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Opinion: A Better Way to Thank Veterans

Opinion Col. David Sutherland, U.S. Army (retired) While a nice sentiment, let’s change the conversation from “thank you for your service” to something more meaningful. The discussion may take less time tha...