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Political and piecemeal Pentagon budget cuts can't hide the fact that there's no strategy behind the sequester drawdown.
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The secret ingredient in Rwanda's efforts to rebuild its nation after the violence of genocide.
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Ukraine's government started the crisis. The opposition needs a strategy for ending it.
Why the Great Recession's "lost generation" may be lost to the right wing -- forever.
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Why Ukraine's brutal riot police are one of the biggest obstacles on the path to reform.
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Why America's staggering wealth disparity is an economic problem -- not just a moral one.
China's erstwhile No. 2 tries to fend off corruption implications -- and the public isn't buying it.
Peace talks won't solve the crisis in South Sudan. Africa-style justice will.
Why undervaluing the potential upsides to a deal with Iran is just bad business.
Why putting more military veterans on Capitol Hill won't end Washington's rampant partisanship.
What do Egyptians really care about in their country's constitutional referendum? Not the constitution, for starters.
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.
How long can Turkey's democratically elected leader rule by tyranny-of-the-majority?
Can Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe finally close down a problematic U.S. air station in Okinawa?