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The Best of Saturday Night Live’s Foreign-Policy Skits

For 40 years the show has skewered world leaders and their politicking with satire and slapstick -- and the world is a better place for it.

Tea Leaf Nation

‘De-radicalizing’ Xinjiang, One Bad Pop Song at a Time

Authorities hope the saccharine 'Little Apple' can calm tensions in the western region.

Tea Leaf Nation

Everyone Gets a Gold Star

Forget rote memorization and pressure-packed tests -- Western, alternative learning is the new rage.

Best Defense

Macbeth and the occupation of Iraq

Dunsinane, a play about the English occupation of Scotland after the death of Macbeth, is really good. And to my surprise, it is one of the best works of art I have seen on the American occupation of Iraq.

Observation Deck

Prize and Prejudice

Do international book awards dilute world literature?

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