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Children of War

Why we need a code of conduct for images of kids in conflict zones.

James Thomas Snyder |

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Rumble in the Jungle

As Brazil takes the lead in bringing infrastructure development to South America, indigenous communities are fighting for their way of life.

Noah Friedman-Rudovsky |

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Life Inside Little America in Afghanistan

Photos from a time when tiki bars and afternoons at the pool dominated the lives of Americans in Afghanistan.

Rajiv Chandrasekaran |

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Postcards from Hell, 2012

What does living in a failed state look like? A tour through the world’s 60 most fragile countries.

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Obama’s Shadow Wars

Missile-wielding drones and elite Special Forces units are the new face of American power, and the White House is increasingly relying on them to fight terror in the farthest corners of the globe.

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Drones: A Photo History

We think of drones as a modern invention, but they've been part of warfare for longer than you think. Here's a look at the evolution of drones and the way they've changed how war works.

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Portraits of a Massacre Foretold

A ground-level view of the Syrian regime's assault on Homs.

Mulham al-Jundi |

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Once Upon a Time in Tehran

Photos of a swinging Iran when the skirts were short, the dance was the twist, and America wasn't Enemy No. 1.

Cara Parks |

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Winter's Palace

Photos of China's technicolor frozen wonderland.

Jonathan Browning |

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Yemen's State Within a Failed State

A rare journey to the rugged province of Saada, the battle-torn region that has fallen out of the government's control during the past year.

Tom Finn |

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Haiti, 2 Years Later

A visit to the sites of the most iconic pictures of Haiti's 2010 earthquake to see what has -- and hasn't -- been reconstructed two years later.

Ben Depp |

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The Best Covers of 2011

Our favorites from the past year. 

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War Dogs, Boomtowns, and Dead Dictators

Foreign Policy’s most popular photo essays of 2011.

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Shots Seen ‘Round the World

The photos that mattered in 2011.

Uri Friedman |

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Kim Jong Il's Life in Photos

A look back at the highlights of the Dear Leader's  odd, unpredictable, and often quirky behavior as North Korea's leader.

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The World in Photos This Week

The end of the war in Iraq, more European chaos, and election fraud in Russia.

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Next Year, in Review

From the fall of Ahmadinejad, Assad, Castro, and Chavez to the rise of cyberattacks -- the top 13 stories that could dominate the headlines in 2012.

David Rothkopf |

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The Anti-Putin Brigade

Portraits of Russia's would-be revolutionaries -- and their intimate thoughts on Vladimir Putin and the country's dark political future.

Kirill Nikitenko |

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16 Global Cities to Watch

From Singapore to Christchurch, the urban centers that are shaping the next century.

Edward Glaeser |

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Mourning in Mogadishu

An exclusive portfolio by photographer Jared P. Moossy of the devastation wrought by famine.

Jared P. Moossy |

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Once Upon a Time in Mogadishu

A peek into the "pleasant" colonial past of the world's most dangerous city.

Sophia Jones |

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The Nine Lives of Silvio Berlusconi

The Italian prime minister has risen from the political grave almost too many times to count. But, with the latest, greatest crisis, it may finally be time to bid him arrivederci.

Uri Friedman |

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Black Flag

A mysterious Islamist banner has been popping up across the Middle East, from Benghazi to Lebanon. Is it a simply a sign of faith or the battle flag of al Qaeda?

William McCants |

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A Grand Tour

Photos of Syria in happier times.

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Welcome to Bazaaristan

Photos from the $10 trillion shadow economy.

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A Brief History of Plan Colombia

Is the U.S.-backed anti-drug war in Colombia really a success worth replicating in Afghanistan?

Uri Friedman |

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Merkozy, a Beautiful Friendship

As Nicolas Sarkozy and Angela Merkel team up to conquer the eurozone crisis, we imagine what it's like on the inside of Europe's most enviable friendship.

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The World According to Condi

Who did Condoleezza Rice loathe -- and love? The former secretary of state dishes in her new book on everyone from Dick Cheney to Muammar al-Qaddafi.

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Brother Leader's War Machine

Exclusive: The secret photo albums of Muammar al-Qaddafi offer a rare look at the colonel's guns and ammo.

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