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C.J. Chivers, Rhymes With Shivers (Syrian Rebel ‘Dark Side’ Edition)

The New York Times’s redoubtable war correspondent C.J. Chivers filed yet another riveting story on Friday’s front page. American Sees Dark Side of Syrian Rebels Matthew Schrier was helpless. An American photographer held in a rebel-controlled prison in the Syrian … Continue reading

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C.J. Chivers: Rhymes With Shivers (‘Death Highway’ Edition)

From our Late to the (Syrian Rebel) Party desk New York Times war correspondent C.J. Chivers produces boots-on-the-ground reporting as well as any journalist of his generation, and his Friday piece is no exception. In Syrian Clash Over ‘Death Highway,’ a Bitterly … Continue reading

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NYT’s C.J. Chivers (Rhymes With Shivers) Captures Syrian Armed Rebels

Yesterday’s New York Times featured a Page One piece that further cements the status of C.J. Chivers in the God-Damned Infantry Hall of Fame alongside Ernie Pyle and Bill Mauldin. Life With Syria’s Rebels in a Cold and Cunning War … Continue reading

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