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Vladimir Putin’s Grapes of Wrath

As former Soviet republics develop closer ties with the West, 
Russia is pulling out all the stops to keep them in the fold. Amid this 
battle, Moldova’s wine industry has become the unlikeliest front.

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9 Ways the TPP Is Bad for Developing Countries

The TPP is supposed to create a level playing field for trade. Instead, it unfairly shackles developing economies.

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Why Is the United States Letting Its Best Foreign Aid Tool Fall Apart?

As America is blowing billions by using its military as a one-size-fits-all solution for emergencies around the world, USAID is understaffed, underfunded, and on the cusp of crisis.

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New Head of African Development Bank Wants a Continent He’s Proud to Call Home

Akinwumi Adesina won Thursday's election for the presidency of the African Development Bank. Now he's ready to improve infrastructure, create jobs, and encourage green growth on the continent.

Shadow Government

What Does it Really Mean for the U.S. to Support Democracy Abroad? (Part 2)

Part one of this essay rebutted the erroneous conflation of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan with the historic policy of supporting democrats around the ...

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The best stories from around the world.

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Rebuilding Nepal, from the Government Up

The 7.8 magnitude earthquake that wreaked havoc in Kathmandu has opened up an opportunity for the reform the country so desperately needs.

The Cable

Critics Riled by USAID Nominee’s Tenure Under Bill Clinton

Critics of Gayle Smith's tenure in the Clinton White House are lining up to blast her Africa policy.

The Cable

Obama Taps Insider Gayle Smith to Lead USAID

President Obama picks Gayle Smith, a member of his inner circle, to take over USAID.

The Cable

Afghanistan Watchdog: Poor U.S. Planning Puts $488 Million at Risk

According to a new report from the special inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction, lack of government strategy puts $500 million of American taxpayers' money at risk.

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