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An imperfect answer to the Syrian crisis

Russia's improvised solution is logistically and morally unsound

By Lucy Webster  

One sure sign of a crisis is that the ground shifts so often that one starts to feel seasick. That is certainly a good description of the situation in Syria. In the past 24 hours everything has changed. The make-or-break Congress vote was cancelled, military action indefinitely postponed—perhaps forever.

What caused such a turnaround? Believe it or not, the Russians may have found a solution which…

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