Dispatch

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The Islamic Republic of Baby-Making

How the supreme leader's revolutionary acceptance of 
cutting-edge fertility treatments 
is changing lives in Iran -- and unsettling the deeply conservative 
Sunni Middle East.

Azadeh Moaveni |

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Hack Tibet

Welcome to Dharamsala, ground zero in China's cyberwar.

Jonathan Kaiman |

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The Long Haul

The monumental task of packing up a war.

Amie Ferris-Rotman |

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In Search of Mickey Li's

Why doesn't China have its own fast-food mega-chain?

Paul French |

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You Can't Go Home Again

An exiled journalist returns to a changed Burma.

Min Zin |

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Prisoners Rule

Welcome to the deadliest city in the deadliest country in the world.

James Verini |

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PTSDland

How do you heal an entire country suffering from shell shock?

Anna Badkhen |

Argument

The Bully from Brazil

South America's superpower is shoving its weight around across the continent -- and the natives aren't exactly thrilled.

Jean Friedman-Rudovsky |

Argument

Mr. Normal's Odd Government

François Hollande's trip to America was a quiet success. But did he just appoint an unruly team of rivals as his ministers back home?

Eric Pape |

Argument

Mr. Nice Guy

France has chosen François Hollande, but can she fall in love with a man who lacks the passion of leaders past?

Eric Pape |

Argument

President Sarkozy's Desperate Mayday

With friends and foes ganging up on him, Nicolas Sarkozy's run for a second term is looking bleak.

Eric Pape |

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Still the One

Muammar al-Qaddafi may be history in Libya, but in this remote African kingdom he reigns supreme.

Andrew Green |

Argument

The Fallout from Toulouse

Will the massacre in France turn out to be Nicolas Sarkozy's Oklahoma City?

Eric Pape |

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The Ritz-Carlton of Failed States

Welcome to the Serena Hotels, outposts of multi-star luxury in countries with zero-star conditions.

Michael Z. Wise |

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South Africa's Awkward Teenage Years

The Rainbow Nation has finally arrived on the world stage -- but did its conscience stay at home?

Eve Fairbanks |

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The Lap of Luxembourgery

So what if it has the world's highest per capita GDP? A visit to the debt-ridden capital of European complacency.

Eric Pape |

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Fortress India

Why is Delhi building a new Berlin Wall to keep out its Bangladeshi neighbors?

Scott Carney |

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Half a Miracle

Medellín's rebirth is nothing short of astonishing. But have the drug lords really been vanquished?

Francis Fukuyama |

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A Saint for Lost Souls

Mexico's increasingly destitute poor are turning to what the U.S. military calls a "death cult" for comfort.

D.E. Campbell |

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The Ottoman Revival

Turkish nationalism goes back to the future.

Yigal Schleifer |