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Keep Your Friends Close and Your Campaign Donors Closer

Caroline Kennedy is hardly the first campaign bundler to be rewarded with a plum diplomatic position.

J. Dana Stuster |

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Weiners of the World

Why politicians, sex, and the Internet don't mix.

Peter Sullivan |

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5 Rules for Arming Rebels

Before going to war in Syria, the Obama administration should heed the lessons of history.

Edward Luttwak |

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Myanmar's Moment?

Eight reasons to be optimistic about Southeast Asia's rising tiger. 

Heang Chhor |

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Hey, Larry King: Have You Ever Watched Russia Today?

7 crazy clips the former CNN host should have checked out before joining Kremlin TV.

J. Dana Stuster |

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And You Thought the IRS Was Bad?

The world's five most out-of-control tax agencies.

J. Dana Stuster |

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The 10 Worst Countries for Journalists

Freedom House ranks the world's most repressive media climates.

Arch Puddington |

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The FP Power Map

The 500 most powerful people on the planet.

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer |

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1 Pentagon Weapons System That Was on Time and Under Budget

Look on the bright side: It could have been 0.

John Reed |

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7 Things North Korea Is Really Good At

Hey, even a basket case is good at something.

John Hudson |

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Cities on a Hill

Today's most intriguing utopias.

Margaret Slattery |

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The Stories You Missed

What happened around the world while the world was watching Boston.

J. Dana Stuster |

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Shoot First, Talk Later

A who's who of North Korea hawks.

John Hudson |

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Left Hook

Five ways the GOP can outflank Obama on foreign policy.

John Norris |

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The World's Worst Traffic Jams

Think you have the commute from hell? Here are six epic bottlenecks that might make you feel a bit better.

Elizabeth F. Ralph |

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The 10 Commandments of Visiting Israel

The old commandments helped the Israelites survive the desert. A set of new ones may help Obama survive the Israelis.

Oren Kessler |

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The Prince of the White House

Eleven rules for how Barack Obama, or any U.S. president, can have his way on national security.

Elliott Abrams |

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Democracy’s Backward March

The six countries where freedom is fading fastest.

Elias Groll |

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Innocents Abroad

When celebrities do diplomacy.

Colin Daileda |

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Scare Cuts

From an emboldened Iran to unsafe beef, the eight most hysterical warnings about how automatic spending reductions could harm U.S. national security.

John Hudson |

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The Skeletons in Benedict's Closet

A guide to the sex abuse scandals under Pope Benedict XVI's watch.

Elias Groll |

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Self-Appreciation Day

How dictators and monarchs celebrate themselves.

Elizabeth F. Ralph |

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Everybody Wants to Rule the World

28 games for your President's Day weekend.

Michael Peck |

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Putin Personality Disorder

Russia's president may like to look tough, but he's weaker than you think.

Fiona Hill |

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What Obama Will Say in the State of the Union

The details that have leaked about the issues the president will address -- from Afghanistan to nuclear weapons.

Elizabeth F. Ralph |

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The World’s Best Post Offices

The much-maligned U.S. Postal Service stacks up surprisingly well in international rankings.

Joshua E. Keating |