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The Social Media Threat to Society and Security

Commentary from Project Syndicate BY GEORGE SOROS It takes significant effort to assert and defend what John Stuart Mill called

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America’s Forgotten Allies in Syria

Commentary from Project Syndicate Feb 21, 2018 MAHMOUD BERKHDAN There is no truth to Turkey’s claims that the US-supported Syrian Democratic

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