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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.


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.


Britain’s Bernie Sanders Is About to Win Big

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


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.

The South Asia Channel

The United States of Myanmar?

A federal system of government may be Myanmar's best step forward towards national unity and a more robust democratic process.

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