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Five Surprisingly Good Places to Be a Woman

We're always hearing about how swell it is in Sweden -- but how about Lesotho and Latvia?

David Kenner |

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Riding the Dragon

From the Norwegian Coast Guard to Israeli drone technicians, 8 surprising winners of China's massive military buildup.

Trefor Moss |

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Who Said It: Bush or Obama?

When it comes to their rhetoric on Iran, there's less distance between the cowboy and the community organizer than you might think.

Uri Friedman |

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Couch of Duty

Five reasons why video games are lousy propaganda.

Michael Peck |

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The Hit List

Nine top terrorist leaders Obama has whacked.

Lois Parshley and Uri Friedman |

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The New Nativists

Europe's most prominent anti-immigrant parties.

Hanna C. Trudo |

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Supercitizens and Semistates

The global elites that really run the world.

David Rothkopf |

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The Things They Carried:<br>The Israeli Settler

A peek inside the bag Knesset member Michael Ben-Ari schleps to work each day in Jerusalem.

Oren Kessler |

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The Most Controversial Israeli Settlements

A tour of the region's most contested residences.

Oren Kessler |

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More Than BRICS in the Wall

What do all those acronyms stand for?

Joshua E. Keating |

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The New Asian Tiger?

Ten things you didn't know about Vietnam's rise. 

Marco Breu |

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Celluloid Superpowers

The world's biggest film producers and how they've fared on Oscar night.

Joshua E. Keating |

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Where Have All the George Washingtons Gone?

Five reasons why America doesn’t have great presidents anymore.

Aaron David Miller |

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Red Roses, Black Market

Five places that aren't feeling the love this Valentine's Day.

Alessandra N. Ram |

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Iran Man

Rick Santorum says he's been studying Iran for a decade. But does he know what he's talking about?

Uri Friedman |

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The Fallen

The 12 European leaders taken down by the financial crisis.

Joshua E. Keating |

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The Cairo 19

A look at some of the NGO workers who now find themselves at the center of a diplomatic showdown between Egypt and the United States.

Uri Friedman |

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Dissidents to Watch in 2012

Five notable Chinese activists who are pushing the boundaries of dissent ... and on whom China is pushing back.

Isaac Stone Fish |

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Social Networks in Exile

The $100 billion Facebook juggernaut is going public. But remember Friendster and LiveJournal? They never died. They just fled overseas.

Joshua E. Keating |

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The Harvard of Hong Kong, and 8 Other Great International Schools

Didn’t get into the college of your dreams? Don’t want to bankrupt your parents? Here’s where to go.

Lois Parshley |

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Internationally Supercharged

The U.N. has a long history of comic heroes and villians.

Kedar Pavgi |

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The Complete Obama

A pre-State of the Union guide to Barack Obama's favorite foreign-policy themes -- and how they've evolved over time.

Uri Friedman |

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Slipping Past the Censors

What controversial cinematic history can explain about Iran.

Abel Kerevel |

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The Not-So-Magic Kingdoms

Forget Disney. If Barack Obama wants to know where the world goes to play, here are five global theme parks he should visit.

Stefan Zwanzger and Isaac Stone Fish |

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Even Better Than the Real Thing

The 10 best fake Twitter feeds on global politics.

Joshua Keating |

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What the World Makes of Mitt

Romney's rise may be producing yawns at home, but the Republican frontrunner has touched a nerve (make that several nerves) overseas.

Uri Friedman |

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The Problem Prisoners

Ten of the most controversial detainees still held at Guantánamo.

Joshua Keating |

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How Romney Will Attack Obama

Looking ahead to the biggest foreign-policy debates of the general election.

Joshua E. Keating |

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The Best-Laid Plans

What do Richard Nixon, George W. Bush and Barack Obama all have in common? The decades long dream of energy independence.

Charles Homans |