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The Path of Least Resistance

Why India's biggest problem 
isn't Narendra Modi.

Sumit Ganguly |

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Back to Basics

Looking for an alternative to dysfunction in Washington? Maybe it's time to turn to Berlin.

Christian Caryl |

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Did Hitler Bring Home the Bacon?

Why even the Fuhrer was a proponent of pork barrel spending.

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

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We Don't Need No Education

Thought control in the classroom is real -- and it works.

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

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Epiphanies from Jack Matlock

Former U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union Jack Matlock on the flawed “reset” with Russia, Washington’s cliques, and how the Ukraine crisis is a product of NATO expansion.

Elias Groll |

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Third Gender: A Short History

From ancient Greece to modern Pakistan, the political and cultural emergence of a complex, controversial term.

Jake Scobey-Thal |

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The Things They Carried: The Dinosaur Hunter

What you bring with you to work in the morning when you’re looking for the world’s oldest bones.

Jake Scobey-Thal |

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Arctic Sovereignty: A Short History

How a frigid no man's land became one of the most hotly contested territories on Earth. 

Ty McCormick |

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Poverty: Not a Crime, but in Our DNA

How hardship makes children grow up faster -- literally.

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

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Watch Yourself Clean

How to shake off those regrets -- no Lady Macbeth routine required.

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

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Epiphanies from Hank Paulson

The former U.S. Treasury secretary on China's economy, bitcoin, and the problem with new ideas.

Isaac Stone Fish |

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Law & Order: Rogue States Unit

What a peek inside America's prisons can tell us about U.S.-Iran relations.

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

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'The State Doesn't Exist for You'

Israel says it wants to lift its Bedouin citizens out of poverty. But it keeps demolishing their villages.

Josh Raisher |

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Putin's Empire of the Mind

How Russia's president morphed from realist to ideologue -- and what he'll do next.

Mark Galeotti |

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The Things They Carried: The Afghan Election Observer

What Afghanistan's international monitors pack for the most pivotal -- and dangerous -- political contest since 2001.

Jeffrey Stern |

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Puntland Is for Pirates

Why are convicted high-seas bandits being sent to the Somali region that profits from their crimes?

Jillian Keenan |

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Al Qaeda Core: A Short History

How the franchise operations of the world's most infamous terrorist organization became more potent than the mothership.

Ty McCormick |

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When No One's Looking

Election monitors aren't stopping violence -- they're just making sure it happens before they get there.

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

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The Slow Track to Happiness

Religion makes you poorer. It also makes you happier. If you think that's a contradiction, you're wrong.

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

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Constitutional Confidence

What "We the People" tells us about trust in our fellow Americans.

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

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Learning Curve

Why more and more parents in 
poor countries are paying to send 
their kids to private school.

Charles Kenny |

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Zionist Movement

How AIPAC is severing its historical roots -- and weakening its influence.

John B. Judis |

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The Longitude of Latitude

Could rising temperatures hurt democracy?

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

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Leftists for Life

Why the Great Recession's "lost generation" may be lost to the right wing -- forever.

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

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Lethal Autonomy: A Short History

How killer robots became more than just scary science fiction.

Ty McCormick |

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Stockholm's Singles Syndrome

Why the unmarried and childless are singing the welfare state blues.

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

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Epiphanies from Kevin Rudd

Australia's former prime minister on tensions in the Pacific, China's leadership, and the language of diplomacy.

Isaac Stone Fish |