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The Pope opens up

September 19th, 2013
03:05 PM ET

CNN’s Christiane Amanpour speaks with Father James Martin, editor of the Jesuit Journal "America,” about his magazine’s wide-ranging interview with Pope Francis.

Anatomy of a war crime

September 19th, 2013
03:01 PM ET

In Syria, the death toll from chemical weapons pales in comparison to that from conventional warfare.

Britain’s Channel 4 has the chilling story of a massacre in Al-Bayda.

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The Syrian humanitarian crisis not caused by chemical weapons

September 19th, 2013
02:58 PM ET

Nadim Houry of Human Rights Watch speaks with CNN’s Christiane Amanpour, and gives context on the massacre by conventional weapons of at least 248 people in al-Bayda, Syria.

“Overwhelming numbers of victims were not victims of chemical weapons,” Houry told Amanpour, “and that there is a duty for international community to give justice to all these victims, including those who were killed with machine guns.”

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Schama on talking of Jewish history: ‘Stop being so nervous’

September 19th, 2013
08:26 AM ET

By Mick Krever, CNN

To many people, particularly non-Jews, the story of the Jewish people is one of sadness and tragedy; it is that very stereotype that Historian Simon Schama set out to shatter with his latest project, The Story of the Jews.

“Particularly to the non-Jewish world, Jews are mostly defined … through the frame of Auschwitz and the Holocaust, and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict,” Schama told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour on Wednesday. “And I can’t run away from that, but that of course is not the whole story.”

The Story of the Jews is a five-part BBC series and book out now in the UK; it releases in the U.S. this spring, with the series airing on PBS.

Many people who come to the Jewish story, he said, are nervous, whether because of “a kind of Jewish truculence” or because they do not want patronize.

“Part of the series states stop being so nervous,” he said. “We're all in this together.”


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