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Obama’s Main Stage Moment in India

President Barack Obama’s impending visit to India comes at an opportune time; he will arrive in New Delhi to take part in India’s Republic Day ...

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Hold the Champagne in Sri Lanka

The country's longtime strongman has been voted out of office. But Colombo shouldn’t celebrate just yet.

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In War-Torn Libya, It’s Life on the Edge

The worsening civil war in LIbya is taking its toll on the amenities of everyday life.

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Why Washington Needs to Get Over Vaclav Havel

Want to boost democracy in the Czech Republic? A little less finger-wagging from across the pond might be a start.

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Why Turkey’s Mother of All Corruption Scandals Refuses to Go Away

One year after the start of the biggest corruption scandal in modern history, Turkey's political elite is sweeping it all under the rug.

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Sri Lanka’s Electoral Dysfunction

Why the island nation’s upcoming election could be a choice between two oppressors.

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Freedom of the Press for Beginners

Why some Turkish journalists have been celebrating the arrest of their colleagues -- and why that’s a huge mistake.

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Kerry’s Visit to Nigeria Coincides With Major Boko Haram Offensive

Kerry’s Visit to Nigeria Coincides With Major Boko Haram Offensive

White House Gaffe Outs American Held by the Islamic State

White House Gaffe Outs American Held by the Islamic State

Beheading of Japanese Citizen Leaves Tokyo With Agonizing Choice

Beheading of Japanese Citizen Leaves Tokyo With Agonizing Choice

Stay Scary, America

Stay Scary, America

Davos Diary: When it Comes to Human Rights in China, It’s Don’t Ask, Won’t Tell

Davos Diary: When it Comes to Human Rights in China, It’s Don’t Ask, Won’t Tell

Despite King’s Death, U.S.-Saudi Relationship Unlikely to Change

Despite King’s Death, U.S.-Saudi Relationship Unlikely to Change

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