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The American System

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Sep 2016

September 14, 2016

September 15, 2016
SYRIAN CEASEFIRE SPONSORED BY RUSSIA AND U.S. CONTINUES TO BE OBSERVED AFTER 48 HOURS; RUSSIAN PROPOSAL TO EXTEND TRUCE FOR AN ADDITIONAL 48 HOURS QUICKLY APPROVED BY U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT; COOPERATION OF SUPERPOWERS AGAINST TERRORISTS COULD START NEXT MONDAY; MOST COMPLETE CESSATION OF HOSTILITIES SINCE FOREIGN FIGHTERS STARTED CONFLICT IN MARCH, 2011; PALPABLE SENSE OF RELIEF IN SYRIAN POPULATION; U.N. SECRETARY GENERAL BAN KI MOON URGES THAT HUMANITARIAN AID CONVOYS BE ALLOWED TO REACH ALEPPO AND OTHER CITIES; NEWS OF TRUCE SLOWLY SEEPING INTO U.S. NATIONAL CONSCIOUSNESS, TO DETRIMENT OF GOP; NEWSWEEK BEGINS MAJOR PROBE OF TRUMP BUSINESS EMPIRE; WIKILEAKS A BIG YAWN: ASSANGE PLAYS THE FOOL BY CLAIMING TO DISCOVER NOTORIOUS FACT THAT U.S. EMBASSIES ARE OFTEN DOLED OUT AS PATRONAGE TO BUNDLERS AND CONTRIBUTORS