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#AfricaTrending

From FIFA to Magnum ice cream to Nairobi’s traffic, a glimpse at what Africans talk about on Twitter.

Michela Wrong |

Feature

Longform's Picks of the Week

The best stories from around the world.

Katelyn Fossett |

Argument

Old Habits Die Hard

A crackdown on the press bodes ill for Burma's reforms.

Hanna Hindstrom |

COLUMN

Live, from the Anchor Desk

What's a Crimea again?

Matt Bors |

Dispatch

The $20 Million Case for Morocco

The kingdom is using an army of flacks to keep the illusion of peace and stability.

Eliza Barclay |

Putinology

Kiev Envy

Pro-democracy protesters in Kiev are triumphant. In Moscow they're still taking it on the chin.

Anna Nemtsova |

COLUMN

Not Your Dad's Academy

Nick Kristof is wrong. Professors are more relevant, accessible, and tech-savvy than ever before.

Daniel W. Drezner |

Tea Leaf Nation

Freedom, Fried

Why Taiwanese are getting fed up with the island's salacious, in-your-face media

Chris Fuchs |

Micah Zenko

The More You Talk, the Less You Know

The real experts don't want your retweets, likes, or shares.

Micah Zenko |

Argument

Muting the Noise

How the media make us all bad investors.

Daniel Altman |

Dispatch

Why Egypt Hates Al Jazeera

The network's Cairo-based staff, who stand accused of running a terror cell from a luxury hotel, find themselves caught in the middle of a regional power struggle.

Gregg Carlstrom |

Report

Big Brother's Burmese Comeback

Why the country George Orwell once skewered is finally embracing its non-native son.

Catherine A. Traywick |

Tea Leaf Nation

K-Pop, Cat GIFs, and Constitutionalism

How an arcane democratic term became more popular online than the moon landing.

David Caragliano |

Dispatch

Taliban TV

How a triple murder in Karachi left the Taliban not just making headlines, but writing them, too.

Beenish Ahmed |

Feature

Longform's Picks of the Week

The best stories from around the world.

Katelyn Fossett |

Argument

Cold Comfort

Why #polarvortex trended and climate change is somehow still "unverified."

Richard C.J. Somerville |

Dispatch

The Controversial Death of a Teenage Stringer

Reuters gave this Syrian kid a camera. Seven months later he was dead.

David Kenner |

Argument

Half a Billion Clicks Can’t Be Wrong

What big data tells us about next year’s crisis zones.

Kalev Leetaru |

Feature

Longform's Picks of the Week

The best stories from around the world.

Katelyn Fossett |

Argument

King Snowden and the Fall of Wikileaks

The whistleblower refugee has dominated the media -- and displaced Julian Assange.

Kalev Leetaru |

COLUMN

Words of Unwisdom

The year’s best worst quotes.

Micah Zenko |

Dispatch

How to Crush Low-Hanging Fruit

Beset by terrorism, Egypt's military government is blaming everything on the Muslim Brotherhood.

Gregg Carlstrom |

Tea Leaf Nation

2013, According to the Chinese Communist Party

State media on U.S. "dysfunction," Japan's "dangerous direction," and the "gradual rise" of Africa's middle class. 

David Wertime |

Feature

Longform's Picks of the Week

The best stories from around the world.

Katelyn Fossett |

COLUMN

The 2013 Stories That Never Were

From a U.S. attack on Syria to the collapse of the Eurozone, here's what didn't happen in foreign policy this year.

Stephen M. Walt |

Feature

Longform's Picks of the Week

The best stories from around the world.

Katelyn Fossett |

Dispatch

Press Ganged

India -- the promised land of journalism -- is reeling from scandal, corruption, and sleaze.

Rahul Bhatia |

Feature

Longform's Picks of the Week

The best stories from around the world.

Katelyn Fossett |

Feature

Is Beijing about to Boot the New York Times?

The Chinese government's crackdown on Bloomberg and the "paper of record" reaches a head.

Isaac Stone Fish |

Argument

Sy Hersh's Chemical Misfire

What the legendary reporter gets wrong about Syria's sarin attacks.

Eliot Higgins |