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When Wall Street Went to Africa

TALANGAYE, Cameroon — At the main gate of the Herakles Farms plantation, a large billboard reads, "Contributing to a sustainable future for Cameroon." The gate is ...

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The Corleones of the Caspian

On Oct. 9, 2012, the American subsidiary of the State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) purchased a five-story, 23,232-square-foot mansion in the heart ...

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Unarmed Guards, Bogus Terror Drills, and 96 Tons of Plutonium

ROKKASHO, Japan — Sporting turquoise-striped walls and massive steel cooling towers, the new industrial complex rising from bluffs astride the Pacific Ocean here looks like ...

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Gag Order

A recent visit to the website of the U.N.-funded news agency IRIN provides a quick tour of the world's forgotten miseries: reports of child labor ...

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Meet the Spies Doing the NSA’s Dirty Work

With every fresh leak, the world learns more about the U.S. National Security Agency's massive and controversial surveillance apparatus. Lost in the commotion has been ...

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Scuttled at Sea

As members of the U.S. House and Senate meet this week to hammer out a farm bill, they are likely to consider changes to the ...

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‘We Knew They Were Coming’

It started on an uneventful day in May 2013, three weeks before the United Nations' newly minted special representative, Nicholas Kay, was due to arrive ...

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Bad Medicine

ACCRA, Ghana — Each time we take medicine, we assume that the manufacturer did its best to produce a quality product. Evidence is mounting, however, ...

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No Exit

Faycal Maroufi, a U.S. military translator from Florida, has spent the past three months confined to an American base in the deserts of Kuwait. The ...

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How Congress Screwed Up America’s Security Clearance System

Sometimes, the cure is worse than the disease. Especially when it's the government that's doling out the medicine. This is what happened when Washington attempted ...

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