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Experts warn Syria attack could escalate violence and further destabilize region

Some Middle East experts are throwing cold water on the Obama administration’s contention that a limited missile strike on Syria won’t actually result in more violence and a further destabilization of the region. According to an article at the top of the New York Times website, even a well-executed strategic…

Afghan response to attacks ‘sign of progress’: U.S. envoy

WASHINGTON — US Ambassador Ryan Crocker to Kabul said the ability of Afghan security forces to respond to a wave of coordinated attacks Sunday across Afghanistan were a “clear sign of progress.” “We’ve seen a very professional performance by Afghan security forces,” Crocker told CNN on Sunday after militants launched…