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In one of Africa’s most densely populated countries, brothers are killing brothers over the right to farm mere acres of earth. There’s just not enough land to go around in Burundi – and it could push the country into civil war.

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The Mushroom Cloud and the X-Ray Machine

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Disarm and Modernize

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What Lies Beneath

In the 1960s, hundreds of pounds of uranium went missing in Pennsylvania. Is it buried in the ground, poisoning locals—or did Israel steal it to build the bomb?

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Portrait of the Nation as a Young Army

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