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Pulp Liberation Army

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Gitmo's Fallen Czar

Daniel Fried was the perfect man for the hardest job in Washington, but even he couldn’t close Guantanamo.

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Wisdom of the Crowd

What 1.2 billion Indians think about democracy, America, and the world. 

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Burma's Web-Savvy Rebels

How Burmese insurgent groups are using China's version of Twitter to fight their war.

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The Unstoppable Force vs. the Immovable Object

Could the United States really go to war with China?

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Requiem for a Realist

The legacy of Kenneth Waltz.

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The Call of the Clan

Why ancient kinship and tribal affiliation still matter in a world of global geopolitics.

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From Winterfell to King's Landing

How the cartography of Game of Thrones explains the world.

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Russia Wasn't Built in a Day

Inside Moscow's ridiculous plan to redevelop a massive Soviet-era exhibition space.

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The Angst in Foggy Bottom

Many in the State Department aren’t happy with the president’s policy on Syria. And they’re speaking out.

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Minister No

Sergei Lavrov and the blunt logic of Russian power.

Susan B. Glasser |

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The Driver

An exclusive look inside the mysterious death and life of the world's most dangerous terrorist not named Osama bin Laden.

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Xi's War Drums

China's new leader is using the military to consolidate his power. But has he unleashed forces beyond his control?

John Garnaut |

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Soft (Drink) Power

The head of the world's most global beverage company on climate change, power in the post-crisis era, and how Coke's secret formula stays safe from hackers.

Ian Bremmer |

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The End of the Gandhis

Can Rahul Gandhi run India? Can anybody?

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The Wanderer

Meet Degi Dudayev. It's not easy being the son of independent Chechnya's dead president.

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The Big One?

Is China covering up another flu pandemic -- or getting it right this time?

Laurie Garrett |

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Bashar's War

For the Syrian regime's faithful mouthpieces, victory is always around the corner.

Sam Heller |

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The Roots of Chechen Rage

A brief history of a defiant people.

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Laura Clark |

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Divorce, Italian Style

How the plan to save Italy by cutting it into pieces was hatched at a small restaurant in Rome. Or so one could imagine…

Gianni Riotta |

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36 Hours in Pyongyang

A helpful tourist guide, in case you happen to be in the mood for a lovely spring weekend in the Hermit Kingdom.

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Syrian Spillover

An interactive map tracking the internationalization of Syria's civil war.

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Detroit’s Quixotic Bid to Host the United Nations

What if the U.N.'s headquarters had been on Lake St. Clair instead of the East River?

Charlene Mires |