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The world in brief

Posted: January 20, 2014 at 3:41 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “They have created a wasteland and they’re calling it peace.” Joshua Landis, director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Oklahoma, referring to cease-fires the Syrian government has negotiated with rebel-held areas

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Front Section, Pages 4 on 01/20/2014

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