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Downed Russian Warplane Highlights Regional Divide On Syria  |   

Hugh Pope, director of communications and outreach at the International Crisis Group in Brussels, explains the growing divide between Turkey and Russia on their priorities inside Syria.

Public Opinion Matches Partisan Divide Over U.S. Ground Troops In Syria  |   

After the Paris attacks, the debate over the use of U.S ground troops to fight ISIS in Iraq and Syria has deepened. Polls indicate the politicians reflect a similar split in public opinion.

Caught Between A Turkey Leg And A Political Diatribe? We're Here To Help  |   

Nobody wants a side of politics on the Thanksgiving table, but it's probably going to happen. Here's some advice to get you through. You may need to buy a duck quacker, though.

Obama Administration Says House Bill Would Give 'Cover' To White-Collar Defendants  |   

A bipartisan bill to overhaul the criminal-justice system has hit a snag. Its higher bar to prove guilt is something the Department of Justice says could benefit top-level executives.

Should The Phrase 'Islamic Extremism' Be Used? It's Debatable  |   

Within Islamic countries, many Muslims are OK using the term "Islamic extremists," but when Westerners use the phrase, it could be seen as an insult.