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Budget hawks' plans to cut funding for political and social science aren't just short-sighted and simple-minded -- they'll actually hurt national security.
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Why America needs a personnel system built for the 21st century.
Did the Microsoft founder even read our book before he criticized it?
For those who loved and reviled Venezuela's president in equal measure, El Comandante leaves behind two very different legacies.
China just passed the United States as the world's leading oil importer. America should be happy to be No. 2.
How the neocons lost the sequester battle -- but maybe not the war.
Hugo Chávez subordinated the needs of Venezuela’s economy to the imperative of keeping himself in power. Now the job of cleaning up falls to his successor.
Why did it take the State Department 10 years and billions of dollars to figure out that Iraq reconstruction was a massive failure?
The U.S. spent billions promoting democracy in Iraq. Now the official verdict is in: It was all for nothing.
How anti-immigrant passions are shaping Russia's political scene.
They've helped bail out southern weaklings. Now Europe's northern countries may be doomed too.
How second-generation emerging markets became today's hottest investment story.
Nigeria's finance minister on resource curses, African growth, and why America shouldn't be so smug about corruption.
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