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Inside the White House Fight Over the Slaughter in South Sudan

Many in the administration believe an arms embargo is essential to stopping South Sudan's bloodshed. Why is Susan Rice trying to block it?

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The Myth of the Terrorist Safe Haven

The pernicious theory that America's enemies flourish in foreign sanctuaries has led us to take military action abroad, in search of monsters to destroy.

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‘I Want to Be a Miss Myanmar’

Lap dances, forced plastic surgery, and a fist full of yaba: How to make it as a teenage beauty queen in Asia’s newest boomtown.

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Dempsey’s Attempt to Honor Dead Saudi King Backfires

Gen. Martin Dempsey announced a contest meant to honor late Saudi King Abdullah. He ended up giving critics a chance to highlight human rights abuses.

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The Problem With Big Speeches at High Altitude

At Davos, Secretary of State John Kerry had some lofty ideas for combating violent extremism. But getting things done in the Middle East is about seeing reality at sea level.

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Washington to Play Bigger Role in Yemen Terror Fight

The United States has spent years combining drone strikes with raids by American-trained Yemeni forces. With Yemen in disarray, Washington will have to do more terrorist hunting on its own.

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Undercover Banker: Feds Bust Russian Spy Ring in New York

A three-man spy ring stands accused of carrying out economic espionage on behalf of Moscow.

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With Obscure Treaties, Moscow Pulls Breakaway Regions Into Its Orbit

Russia has many ways to influence events in countries on its periphery, both subtle and not. In Ukraine, that influence-peddling has taken the form of ...

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Publish and Perish in Afghanistan

The Taliban is targeting journalists as part of an ongoing insurgency against the government. But militants are not the only threat to media freedom in Afghanistan.

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Profit and Loss in Somalia

A former Delta Force soldier went to Mogadishu to help a little-known company train African soldiers to fight al-Shabab. He never came home.

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Our Men in Sanaa

As Yemen burns, questions remain about whether the government was playing a double game in the fight against AQAP.

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Can Argentina Find Justice Without Alberto Nisman?

The prosecutor investigating the 1994 bombing of a Jewish center has died suspiciously. He may have been Argentina's last hope for finding the truth.

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