December 19 Issue

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COVER STORY World

The Strong Horse

America has no chance of defeating ISIS unless it can win over the Sunni tribes in Iraq and Syria.
Big Shots
Al-Asad torture report

Al-Asad torture report

Al-Asad is referred to on page 460 of the report.
Launch Slideshow 5 PHOTOS
Page One

Libyan Winter

Libya is awash in weapons, and its disintegration could reignite the region.
New World
Downtime

Vox Pop

A skeptic goes behind the scenes of The Voice, NBC’s smash singing show.