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A Government in Search of a Country

Can the newly appointed opposition prime minister form an interim government that Syrians can get behind?

Justin Vela |

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The Kenyatta Affair

What Kenya and its allies can learn from Austria’s Nazi legacy.

James Verini |

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If a Tree Falls in Baghdad…

Ten years after the Iraq war, almost everything in this country -- from security to its place in the region -- is still in play.

Jane Arraf |

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The Jihadi from the Block

In the war for the heart of northern Mali, the real fear isn’t al Qaeda, it’s the criminals and fundamentalists lurking just around the corner.

Peter Tinti |

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Mali's Bad Trip

Field notes from the West African drug trade.

Andrew Lebovich |

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The Beatified Game

How the new pope has blessed the long suffering soccer fans of Argentina’s Club Atlético San Lorenzo.

Haley Cohen |

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Xi Pivots to Moscow

What message is China's new leader sending with his first overseas trip?

John Garnaut |

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Hot Pants

A visit to ousted Yemeni leader Ali Abdullah Saleh’s new presidential museum.

Adam Baron |

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Pressed

The propaganda war in Kuwait.

Peter Maass |

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Meet China’s New Foreign-Policy Team

Is Beijing using its latest appointments to send a message to Washington?

Willy Lam |

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A Tale of Two Chávezes

For those who loved and reviled Venezuela's president in equal measure, El Comandante leaves behind two very different legacies.

Peter Wilson |

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Camelot in Tokyo

Can Caroline Kennedy shake up Japan’s sexist politics?

Coco Masters |

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The End of an Icon

Venezuelans react to the death of their larger-than-life president.

Peter Wilson |

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Mad Money

Why foreign aid is at the heart of civil war in Congo.

Anjan Sundaram |

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What Happened in Luvungi?

On rape and truth in Congo.

Laura Heaton |

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The Fall and Rise of Raila Odinga

In Kenya's contested election, the tortured past of family dynasty is alive but not quite well.

James Verini |

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The Brotherhood vs. the Free Press

Egypt's new rulers are determined to tighten their grip on the media scene in Cairo. I should know -- they had me fired.

Hani Shukrallah |

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Vote M for Murder

In Kenya, politics is simply the continuation of war, by other means.

James Verini |

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Give Me Shelter

Syrians brave bombs and bullets to deliver aid to their war-torn country.

Justin Vela |

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Sneaking in the Back Door

Did Hugo Chávez quietly slip back into Venezuela to die?

Peter Wilson |

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Hostage for a Day

How I became a bargaining chip in Yemen’s tribal maze.

Adam Baron |

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Inside the Islamic Emirate of Timbuktu

An exclusive trove of al Qaeda documents found in this fabled city shows a theocracy in the making in Mali.

Harald Doornbos |

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Scotch This Plan

Scotland’s decaying capital city shows why this country is not ready for independence.

Richard J. Williams |

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The Laughingstock Next Door

How the Chinese are using Kim Jong Un's antics to mock their own leaders.

Helen Gao |

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Gay Paris

What has taken France so long to step up to the altar of equality?

Eric Pape |

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Revolution, Interrupted

There's a reason Egyptians keep taking to the streets: The Muslim Brotherhood has proved to be little more than the old Mubarak clique with beards.

Hani Shukrallah |

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Cracks at the Core

It's not jihadists who are threatening to destroy Mali -- it's a massive culture of government corruption.

Tristan McConnell |

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Europe's Hezbollah Problem

In the wake of the Bulgarian bombing investigation, will the European Union finally designate Hezbollah a terrorist group?

Benjamin Weinthal |

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A Murder in Tunis

The assassination of a leftist politician has thrown the poster child for the Arab Spring into chaos.

Fadil Aliriza |

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Love Is a Battlefield

Are the Taliban using sex to fight America?

Mujib Mashal |