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With the administration's Russia engagment policy in shambles, Amb. Mike McFaul heads for home.
Peace talks won't solve the crisis in South Sudan. Africa-style justice will.
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Why the shocking rise of al Qaeda is scrambling the war, ripping up the playbook, and turning enemies into partners.
If the West doesn't shape up, the rest of the world will just go around it.
How an army of young people is convincing Facebook, Google, and other Internet giants to recognize one of the world's newest countries.