Breaking Barriers

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The Red Cross has declared the conflict in Syria a civil war. David Scheffer, director of the Center for International Human Rights at Northwestern University, explains why it matters and why the Red Cross holds so much weight. Plus: Glenn Reynolds, InstaPundit blogger, argues that there’s a higher education bubble like the housing bubble; a runner with prosthetic legs has been cleared to run in the Olympics – what does it mean for the future of competition?; and the reconstruction of the Tappan Zee Bridge.