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Global Politics

Syria: Alternate Endings

The international community is debating military intervention in Syria again, while some are pushing for a "Yemen Option," giving Syria's President safe haven abroad in exchange for relinquishing power.

Arts, Culture & Media

Claire Messud's Road to Beirut

Novelist Claire Messud talks with Marco Werman about a trip she took to Beirut in 2010. Messud had always wanted to visit the city, because her father had spent some of his childhood there but in 2010, her father was very ill in a hospice in Connecticut.