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  • Sean shared from Kerry warns U.S. Congress scrapping Iran deal would mean path to nuclear weapon in the Reuters Top News section of Reuters Top News by Reuters
    "Iran has agreed to refrain from producing or acquiring highly enriched uranium and weapons-grade plutonium for nuclear weapons forever,"
  • Sean shared from The Best Alternate History Stories of the 20th Century by Harry Turtledove
    ISLANDS IN THE SEA Harry Turtledove INTRODUCTION Islam exploded out of Arabia in the seventh century. The triumphant armies of the caliphs overthrew the Persian Empire and took Syria, Palestine, Egypt, and North Africa from the East Roman or Byzantine Empire. Muslim forces twice besieged Constantinople, in 674–78 and 717–18.
  • Sean shared from The Best Alternate History Stories of the 20th Century by Harry Turtledove
    THE LUCKY STRIKE Kim Stanley Robinson
  • Sean shared from Turkey and U.S. Plan to Create Syria ‘Safe Zone’ Free of ISIS in the New York Times - Latest News section of The New York Times - Latest News by MICHAEL R. GORDON and ERIC SCHMITT By ANNE BARNARD
    Such Syrian Arab insurgents would gain at the expense of the People’s Protection Units, a Kurdish militia known by the initials Y.P.G. that is seeking to take the same territory from the east. While the United States views the group as one of its best partners on the ground, Turkey sees it as a threat; it is affiliated with the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, a militant group whose longstanding conflict with Turkey has flared anew in recent days.
  • Sean shared from Turkey and U.S. Plan to Create Syria ‘Safe Zone’ Free of ISIS in the New York Times - Latest News section of The New York Times - Latest News by MICHAEL R. GORDON and ERIC SCHMITT By ANNE BARNARD
    Turkey, a NATO member, has requested a meeting of the alliance on Tuesday about its fight against the Islamic State and Kurdish militants. NATO officials said Turkey had not requested major military support from the alliance.
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