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Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, December 22, 2014

Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, December 22, 2014 To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Iyad el-Baghdadi argues ...

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China’s First Great Tiger Hunt

What Chairman Mao's takedown of the "King of the Northeast" tells us about Xi Jinping's purges.

Christian Caryl

The biggest threat to Ukraine isn’t Vladimir Putin: It’s corruption

What’s the best way to save Ukraine? “By reforming the country,” says Sergii Leshchenko, a freshman member of the Ukrainian parliament. The war against Russian ...

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Prince William Wants the World to Help Save the Rhinos

Prince William used his first trip to Washington to condemn the illegal wildlife trade on Monday. After meeting with President Barack Obama in the morning, ...

The South Asia Channel

How Can Ashraf Ghani End Corruption When Strongmen Helped Elect Him?

“[Afghan] warlords are a creation of the policies of the [George W.] Bush administration and [Hamid] Karzai’s weakness,” Ashraf Ghani told ABC Radio Australia when ...

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Keeping Tunisia in the Dark

In the early days after the uprising that pushed out Tunisia’s ruling regime in January 2011, reform-minded Tunisians in all sectors saw the popular demands ...

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Why America Is to Blame for Mexico’s Carnage and Corruption

Mexican protesters are not burning American flags, but they may be soon if the United States doesn't change its approach to its southern neighbor. Whether ...

Christian Caryl

Can Thailand Move Beyond the Coup?

On May 22, exactly six months ago, the military in Thailand launched a coup. The generals in Bangkok announced that they were putting an end ...

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Oh, You Thought FIFA Was Corrupt? Meet Equatorial Guinea

This story was updated. With officials from FIFA, soccer's international governing body, under investigation by the FBI amid allegations they were bribed to vote in ...

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Exclusive: Obama’s Point Man for Closing Guantanamo to Step Down

Exclusive: Obama’s Point Man for Closing Guantanamo to Step Down

Festival of Drones

Festival of Drones

Congress Gives Pakistan 300 Million New Reasons to Fight Terror

Congress Gives Pakistan 300 Million New Reasons to Fight Terror

A Hollywood Frenemy Wants to Help Sony Release ‘The Interview’

A Hollywood Frenemy Wants to Help Sony Release ‘The Interview’

Kim Jong Un Could Use a Handshake, Too

Kim Jong Un Could Use a Handshake, Too

Now the Hard Work Begins

Now the Hard Work Begins

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