PRI's The World: 12/26/2013

December 26, 2013

PRI's The World: 12/26/2013

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December 26, 2013

The dangerous situation in South Sudan intensifies and international diplomats are taking notice. Plus, the story behind the famous photo of the green-eyed Afghan girl. And, look out wine producers, craft beer is making inroads with the wine market in France.

The dangerous situation in South Sudan intensifies and international diplomats are taking notice. Plus, the story behind the famous photo of the green-eyed Afghan girl. And, look out wine producers, craft beer is making inroads with the wine market in France.

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Conflict & Justice

This rebel unit in Syria was a major player, now they're disbanded

In Syria a bombing campaign against rebel-held parts of Aleppo killed more than 300 people over the past 10 days according to activists. Meanwhile across Northern Syria, the mainstream armed opposition –the Free Syrian Army-- has lost the upper hand to a coalition of Islamic brigades and to al-Qaeda-linked groups. Here’s the story of one FSA unit that started as a major player in the insurgency in Latakia province, and ended the year disbanded.

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