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The War for Mexico’s Water

Struggling with aging infrastructure, strapped resources, and poor access, privatization is being pitched as the cure to Mexico's water woes. But will it leave people high and dry?

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CIA Meddling, Race Riots, and a Phantom Death Squad

Why a tiny South American country can't escape the ugly legacies of its idiosyncratic past.

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Turkey Goes to War

Ankara is organizing Syrian rebels for an assault on the Islamic State’s last stronghold along the Turkish border and could even use its warplanes to support their advance.

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South Sudan’s Endless Nightmare

The international community is finally grappling with the bloody horrors of South Sudan. But it might be too little, too late for its most desperate and displaced.

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Al-Shabab’s Resilient Insurgency

African Union troops are having their "worst year" in Somalia since 2011. Can they still mount a final offensive against the al Qaeda-linked group?

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The Man Behind the Iron Chancellor

Merkel got the Greece deal she wanted, but it caused rifts in her party and strengthened the hand of her hard-line finance minister.

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It’s Not the Taliban — It’s the Islamic State

As U.S. troops prepare to withdraw from Afghanistan, President Ashraf Ghani has found a new reason for them to stay.

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