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Blood Sport

The Georgetown-Chinese Army basketball brawl is pretty tame compared to these five geopolitical ballgames that spilled over into off-field violence.

Joshua E. Keating |

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Little Is the New Big

From Angry Birds to crowd-sourced science, the "micromultinational" corporation is here.

Sophia Jones |

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How the West Was Drilled

From Alberta to the Brazilian Coast, a tour of the new American oil frontier that could eclipse the Middle East.

Charles Homans |

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Two Plus Two Equals Five

What numbers can we trust? A second look at the death toll from some of the world's worst disasters.

Philip Walker |

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Big Screen Bullies

The coming attraction at multiplexes worldwide? American bad guys, from torturing soldiers to evil Army doctors.

Joshua Keating |

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Megatrends That Weren't

A look at yesterday's Next Big Things, from the Japanese rising sun to Dow 36,000.

Joshua E. Keating |

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Riot of Opportunity

The most outlandish international reactions to Britain's violence.

Philip Walker |

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Nothing to See Here

Japan's Fukushima coverup is only the latest government hush job when citizens' lives are at risk.

Ty McCormick |

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From Bad to Worse

It's not just a double-dip recession we should be worried about. Here are ten ways the world could get a whole lot scarier ... and why Barack Obama shouldn't run in 2012.

David J. Rothkopf |

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Trouble in Triple-A World

Are the remaining countries with rock-solid credit scores as stable as they seem?

Joshua E. Keating |

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A Revolutionary Ramadan

Where the uprisings in the Arab world stand today.

David Kenner |

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Who's to Blame if We Double-Dip?

Five people, places, and things everyone's wagging their fists at as the markets crash.

Cameron Abadi |

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Amazing Grace

To paraphrase the old adage, there are no atheists in NATO-besieged pleasure palaces. FP looks at the dictators and warlords who've embraced a higher power once they ran low on the earthly kind.

Edmund Downie |

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This Fight Ain't Over

Think the debt ceiling gridlock was ugly? Congress is just getting warmed up. Here are eight more foreign-policy battles right around the corner.

Josh Rogin |

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The Sweet Smell of Schadenfreude

The world is crowing over America's near-economic meltdown.

Joshua E. Keating |

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Dark Rumblings

Could sub-Saharan Africa have its own Arab Spring?

Ty McCormick |

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From Gridlock to Crash

The debt ceiling debate is surely not Congress’s finest hour. But here are five times that the legislative branch has really gotten in the way of the White House’s foreign policy.

Robert Zeliger |

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Men in Tights

From peace-loving Captain Euro to Canada's killer lumberjack, Captain America's got company.

Edmund Downie |

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The Arab Recession

They may be cheering for democracy, but for most countries affected by the Arab Spring the economic news will have them crying.

Ty McCormick |

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Parliamentary Funk

The United States isn't the only country whose legislature just doesn't work.

Cameron Abadi |

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Send the Hill to Hogwarts

10 reasons why Washington should take a page from Harry Potter.

David J. Rothkopf |

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Welcome to Murdochia

Britain is in an uproar over the News of the World revelations. But Murdoch's controversial media empire extends far beyond the English Channel -- and it's been no stranger to scandal across the globe.

Joshua E. Keating |

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Houston, We Have a Problem

The end of the space shuttle program is a big step back for the United States, and a giant leap forward for everyone else.

Joshua E. Keating |

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The 5 Biggest Losers of L'Affaire DSK

No one has exactly covered themselves in glory during the arrest and aborted prosecution of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, but it's been particularly bad for some.

Joshua E. Keating |

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The WikiLeaks You Missed

From blatant bribery in India to Hugo Chávez’s war on Domino’s pizza, here are the highlights from the last four months of the secret State Department cables.

Joshua E. Keating |

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The Most Notable Revolutionaries of 2011

Right, wrong, or otherwise -- these freedom fighters haven't let the powers-that-be block them, and we're (mostly) better off for it.

David J. Rothkopf |

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The World's Most Dangerous Borders

Thirteen places you don't want to be stuck at.

Philip Walker |

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After the Fall

The 15 countries of the former Soviet Union have taken radically different political paths over the last two decades.

Joshua E. Keating |

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The Hall of Shame

For millions, life in a failed state is a daily dose of misery. Here are seven countries that stand out for their wretchedness.

Cameron Abadi |

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The FP Twitterati 100

A who's who of the foreign-policy Twitterverse in 2011.

Foreign Policy |