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40 Years After Cambodia Fell to the Khmer Rouge, Perhaps We Shouldn’t Focus So Much on Anniversaries

By suggesting clean beginnings to tragedies, these dates can help conceal the events that led to disaster.

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2 Years in, Haiti's $260 Million Tourist Paradise Has yet to Make Progress

In 2013, the Haitian government began seizing land on a picturesque island to construct a $260 million tourism hot spot. Two years later, the country's opaque land laws have all but sunk the project.

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The best stories from around the world.

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There’s No Such Thing as Peacetime

We've spent years believing the war on terror will end and civil liberties will be safe again. It's time to accept that the war will go on forever -- and take steps to protect life and liberty in the new normal.

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Under Finnish Law, ‘Meatballs’ Are Now Just Plain Old ‘Balls’

The law says the animal product they're made of doesn’t really count as meat because it’s been “mechanically recovered.”

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Petraeus, Snowden, and the Department of Two-Tiered Justice

The lax plea deal for a former general shows just how unfair the U.S. justice system is to whistleblowers.

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Obama will use force because he wants to. Not because he has the AUMF

Dear Congress: I humbly request the authority to do whatever the hell I want even though I already have the authority to do it anyway. Love, Barack.

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Libya Reverses a Purge

Two years ago a flawed law barred Qaddafi-era officials from political life. Now some politicians are having second thoughts.

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