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For A Glimpse Of The West's Shifting Position On Syria, Look At London

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to Tim Eaton, project manager at Chatham House's Syria and its Neighbor Policy Initiative, about the shift in British attitudes toward military action in Syria. In 2013, Parliament voted against air strikes; on Thursday, Prime Minister David Cameron said that bombing ISIS targets in Syria would make the U.K. safer.

The Evolution Of The Presidential Thanksgiving (Feat. Cooked Possum)

Adrienne LaFrance, a staff writer at The Atlantic, examined decades of Thanksgiving meals at the White House, which reveal some surprising details about the evolution of the holiday spread. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to LaFrance about the menus for presidents like Theodore Roosevelt, who dined on turtle, and William Howard Taft, who preferred possum.


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