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7:59 am
Sun December 29, 2013

John Kerry's Ambitious First Year

Originally published on Sun December 29, 2013 10:12 am

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JENNIFER LUDDEN, HOST:

Secretary of State John Kerry helped broker the deal to remove chemical weapons from Syria. He's been in his State Department post since February, and in that time has had a full portfolio - Syria, Iran, another attempt at Mideast peace talks. To better gauge how John Kerry's performed during his first year on the job, we called David Ignatius. He is a columnist for the Washington Post. Thanks so much for joining us.

DAVID IGNATIUS: Oh, happy to be with you.

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Middle East
7:59 am
Sun December 29, 2013

Security, Logistics Problems Plague Syria's Weapons Removal

Originally published on Sun December 29, 2013 10:12 am

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Middle East
7:59 am
Sun December 29, 2013

'Terrorist' Label Is A Massive Setback For Muslim Brotherhood

Originally published on Sun December 29, 2013 10:12 am

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The Two-Way
7:58 am
Sun December 29, 2013

At Least One Rocket Fired From Lebanon Hits Israel

Originally published on Sun December 29, 2013 1:10 pm

Putting a dent in a cease-fire that has lasted for seven years, at least one rocket fired from Lebanon landed in Israel on Sunday. The rocket did not cause any damage and the Israeli military responded with artillery fire.

The New York Times reports:

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Animals
7:40 am
Sun December 29, 2013

To Save The Black Rhino, Hunting Club Bids On Killing One

Originally published on Sun December 29, 2013 10:12 am

Fewer than 5,000 black rhinos are thought to exist in the wild, and in an effort to preserve the species, the Dallas Safari Club is offering a chance to kill one.

The Texas-based hunting organization is auctioning off a permit to hunt a rhinoceros in Nambia. It's a fundraiser intended to help save the larger population.

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