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The Legacy Of Gen. Ridgway And America's War In Korea

The ongoing conflict on the Korean Peninsula is the legacy of the Korean War, which helps explain relations between the north and south. In a new book, historian Victor Davis Hanson discusses how the strategies of U.S. Gen. Matthew Ridgway helped to turn around what appeared to be "a lost war."
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Guatemalan Dictator's Genocide Conviction A First

Last week's guilty verdict makes former dictator Gen. Efrain Rios Montt the first head of state to be convicted of genocide by a national court in the country where the crimes took place. American University law professor Diane Orentlicher examines the significance of Montt's conviction.
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American Doctors Reach Out To Syria

Syria's civil war has left tens of thousands dead and wounded, while medical care is in short supply in many areas. A Syrian-American doctor has organized efforts to provide an underground health care system.
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Doctors In Danger In Syria

As clashes continue in Syria, rebels and the Assad regime are targeting medical personnel and facilities as part of their military strategy, according to recent report by the United Nations Human Rights Council. Dr. Zaher Sahloul says he's seen that firsthand; he talks to host Michel Martin about the dangers in Syria.

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