Thursday's global agenda: House marks up Russian human-rights bill

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Reparations: House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairwoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) holds a press conference this afternoon with Holocaust survivors to build support for bipartisan legislation that provides a way for them to pursue claims against insurance companies that have refused to pay Holocaust-era policies.

Hitting the brakes: Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) questions the Western narrative of what's happening in Syria in a new op-ed.

The op-ed comes as activists report another civilian massacre in Syria. [The Washington Post]

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