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Where Do We Draw the Line on Balancing China?

The United States needs to think carefully about how far it wants to commit to limiting Beijing’s rising power.

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The Collapse of Chávezcare

How the dream of free health care is turning into a nightmare for Venezuela.

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Nepal’s Next Disaster

Kathmandu has become a city of makeshift shelters and crowded campsites — and it's setting the stage for a sanitation catastrophe that could kill thousands more.

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The Scandal Roiling New Zealand: The Prime Minister Is Pulling Ponytails

For Freud, some men’s desire to cut off women’s hair represented symbolic castration. Who knows what it represents for New Zealand Prime Minister John Key (a proud vasectomy recipient), who has been enmeshed in scandal since last week, when a waitress wrote an anonymous blog post claiming that he had harassed her by pulling her hair repeatedly while she was at work.

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