December 19, 2014 Issue

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

Al-Asad is referred to on page 460 of the report.
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