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The Climate Wars Are Already Here

In the Niger River Basin, climate change, an exploding population, and paltry infrastructure have formed a perfect storm for a new era of conflict.

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Not Everything Is Chugging Along Smoothly for China's International Rail Expansion

The railroad barons of China made their largest overseas deal ever on Nov. 19, signing a $12 billion contract with the government of Nigeria to ...

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Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, December 15, 2014

To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. William Armstrong examines the Turkish government’s new strategy of information ...

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Facing Death Without Spreading Disease

Sierra Leone’s traditional burial practices spread Ebola, and officials struggle to count the toll.

Dispatch

Will the Central African Republic's Refugees Ever Be Able to Return Home?

Refugees who fled from brutal violence in the CAR can look across a river border and see the men who still want them dead. Will they ever be able to return home?

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Can Nigeria's government use vigilantes to its advantage battling Boko Haram?

This past May, the Nigerian city of Jos, which lies along the country's "middle belt," where the majority-Muslim north meets the largely Christian south, was ...

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Longform’s Picks of the Week

Every weekend, Longform highlights its favorite international articles of the week. For daily picks of new and classic nonfiction, check out Longform or follow @longform ...

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Longform’s Picks of the Week

Every weekend, Longform highlights its favorite international articles of the week. For daily picks of new and classic nonfiction, check out Longform or follow @longform ...

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See No Evil, Speak No Evil: U.N. Covers Up Sudan’s Bad Behavior in Darfur

Late last month, a senior U.N. investigator scolded officials with the joint U.N.-African Union peacekeeping mission in Darfur, UNAMID, for repeatedly withholding evidence of alleged ...

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Moving Ever Further Out of the Shadows

Moving Ever Further Out of the Shadows

Famous Chinese Sex Scholar Announces Relationship with Transgender Man

Famous Chinese Sex Scholar Announces Relationship with Transgender Man

U.S. Iraq Strategy Missing Key Allies As More Troops Set to Deploy

U.S. Iraq Strategy Missing Key Allies As More Troops Set to Deploy

There’s No Clear Response to Hack that Cancelled ‘The Interview’

There’s No Clear Response to Hack that Cancelled ‘The Interview’

The Palestinians Decide to Roll the Dice at the United Nations

The Palestinians Decide to Roll the Dice at the United Nations

Baby Steps for AfPak Relations

Baby Steps for AfPak Relations

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