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SWAT M.D.

Ever since the CIA used a vaccination ruse in its hunt for OBL, health workers have been combatants in Pakistan's war with the Taliban.

Kristina Shevory |

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France Is Not Impressed with Thomas Piketty

In the English-speaking world, he's the economist du jour. But in his home country? Le shrug.

Clea Caulcutt |

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Only the Synagogue Can Save You

Every week, thousands of people attend a megachurch in Lagos. But they aren’t there for the sermons -- they believe the televangelist pastor can cure them of HIV, cancer, and other terrible diseases.

Rowan Moore Gerety |

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Is Nowhere Safe in South Sudan?

Ten thousand dead, 1 million displaced, and things are only likely to get worse for the fledgling country.

Andrew Green |

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The Candidate in His Labyrinth

Egypt’s president-in-waiting says he’s widely loved, so why does he sleep in an undisclosed location and fear for his life?

Eric Trager |

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A Fair Stake in the Ground

Why keeping women away from Congo’s mines -- which are rife with exploitation and sexual violence -- could do more harm than good.

Jill Filipovic |

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Welcome to the People's Republic of Donetsk

Inside the occupied government building in eastern Ukraine where pro-Russian protesters are trying to create a new country.

Oliver Carroll |

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Gatekeeper of the Jihad

Meet the Jordanian cleric who's sending young men to fight and die in Syria's civil war.

Brian Katulis |

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Lay Down Your Weapons

While facing off with Russia, Ukraine’s new government is also struggling to disarm militias in Kiev. If it can’t, will new violence erupt?

Katie Engelhart |

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Back to the Bad Old Days

A diplomatic spat over Iran’s ambassador to the United States has Washington and Tehran at odds again.

Sune Engel Rasmussen |

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Ghost President

Algeria's ailing, invisible strongman is a lock to win a fourth term as president. But things are not so quiet behind the scenes.

Yasmine Ryan |

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The Siege of Sloviansk

Inside a brewing insurgency as Ukraine sends in the tanks to quell unrest in its chaotic East.

David Patrikarakos |

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On the Barricades of Luhansk

The armed Russian protesters in Eastern Ukraine aren’t leaving any time soon -- and that could lead to war.

David Patrikarakos |

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Out of the Shadows, Onto the Screen

In a new video, a resurgent AQAP celebrates their latest jailbreak and warns what comes next.

Saeed Al Batati |

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'There Is No Hope To Get a Better Life'

How Rwanda's remarkable, two-decade march from genocide has left women behind.

Marie Berry |

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Afghan Graffiti

How a street art campaign in Kandahar City got under the Taliban's skin.

Casey Johnson |

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Suicide by Statehood

Palestine's push for international recognition is tanking John Kerry's peace talks. Was this Abbas's plan all along?

Grant Rumley |

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Buffering

Turkey's hard-headed prime minister bans YouTube, as a divided country votes on his increasingly paranoid rule.

Jenna Krajeski |

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Sound and Fury on the Bosphorus

As chaos swirls around Turkey's embattled prime minister, can the opposition take advantage?

Lauren Bohn |

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The Emirate of Lost Souls

For Syrians fleeing the horrors of war back home, Dubai's comforts can be a bit unsettling.

Elizabeth Dickinson |

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Egypt's Bloody Purge Is Just Beginning

As hundreds of young men are sentenced to death for the killing of one policeman, the state is gearing up to crush its Islamist enemies.

Bel Trew |

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Under a Barrel

Why the world must stop Bashar al-Assad from indiscriminately raining crude barrel bombs down on Syrian civilians.

Lama Fakih |

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The Candidate from a Different Planet

Can a flashy, Western-friendly, millionaire really win Libya's race for prime minister?

Mary Fitzgerald |

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You Win Some, You Lose Some

As moderate rebels beat back Islamist radicals in Syria, Assad gains.

Muhammad Ali |

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Watching Gogol in Simferopol

Life imitates art in Crimea, where nothing seems real anymore except the tears and the vodka.

Dimiter Kenarov |

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Confronting Ghosts

France convicts a Rwandan of genocide -- and grapples with its own role in the horrific events of 1994.

Anna Polonyi |

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'All We Can Do Is Try to Defend Our Families'

Behind enemy lines, the motley Tatar self-defense units of Crimea anxiously patrol a homeland they fear will be ripped from them once again.

Dimiter Kenarov |

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Republic of Fear

Welcome to the Orwellian world of pre-referendum Crimea.

Askold Krushelnycky |

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The Frontman vs. al Qaeda

Meet Jamal Maarouf, the West's best fighting chance against Syria's Islamist armies.

Susannah George |

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'I Have Decided to Stay Here and Protest Until I Die'

The last stand of Crimea’s pro-Ukraine movement.

Dimiter Kenarov |