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How the West Lost Burundi

While Western powers were making threats, Russia and China were wooing the country's defiant government. And that should be a wake-up call for countries like the United States.

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Le Donald, and Western Democracy’s Populism Problem

Europeans may be gobsmacked by the phenomenon that is Donald Trump. But at home, they’re voting for dangerous politicians just like him.

Transitions

Venezuela’s Opposition Has Two Big Problems

The Venezuelan opposition is up in the polls. But beware: That support can be easily lost.

The Cable

Deez Nuts — In It to Win It

An independent presidential candidate running under the name “Deez Nuts” is racking up big numbers against well-known Republican contenders.

The South Asia Channel

Rajapaksa on the Ropes

Sri Lanka's former president faces an uphill battle in his quest to become the country's next prime minister.

Voice

Campaign Consequences Could Come Early This Year

As U.S. presidential candidates talk tough on ISIS and blast Obama for the Iran deal, their grandstanding on international politics could have real-world repercussions -- and soon.

Dispatch

Britain’s Bernie Sanders Is About to Win Big

Can a socialist from North London wrestle back Labour from the big banks and Blairites?

Transitions

For Venezuela, Election Monitoring With a Wink and a Nod

Elections are coming in Venezuela — and President Maduro wants a friendly team from UNASUR to be the only observers.

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