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Why Turkey's nasty Gulen-Erdogan fight is making for some strange bedfellows.
5 reasons U.S. lawmakers need to get on board with mega-regional free trade deals.
Reflections on the flawed-but-unmatched legacy of Israel's Ariel Sharon.
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Energy execs and a powerful senator say it's time -- even though the U.S. still doesn't drill enough to supply itself.
On the eve of a fundamentally flawed election, Bangladesh teeters on the edge of the precipice.
Why the Obama administration should ignore recommendations from the panel it established to review NSA surveillance.
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In 2013, Venezuela's Bolivarian Revolution survived the death of Hugo Chávez. Now his successor, President Nicolás Maduro, confronts his toughest challenge yet: an economy on the brink. The latest in our series of Lab Reports on Venezuela.
Six events and trends that were overlooked this year, but may be leading the headlines in 2014.
The events that shaped 2013 -- and the photos we won't forget.
Foreign Policy talks to boxing legend and Ukrainian opposition figure Vitali Klitschko about the "Euromaidan" protests and his country's political future.
The White House bet on guerrilla fighters changing their warring ways. Turns out it was a bad bet.
Behind Putin's sudden release of former tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky.
Why a power struggle over Turkey's deep state could bring down the government.
It's not Putin, Yanukovych, or even the EU. It's the Ukrainian people.
Meet the next generation of North Korea's ruling family -- while you still can.
After decades of corruption and conflict, the Democratic Republic of Congo edges toward statehood.
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The next head of the Senate Energy Committee has big plans for U.S. gas exports.