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Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, December 15, 2014

To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. William Armstrong examines the Turkish government’s new strategy of information ...

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Those Who Forgot the Past Were Bound to Repeat it

The CIA used torture during the Cold War. It didn't work then and it hasn't worked now.

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If Oil Disappears in the Desert, Does the Market Notice?

The stunningly improbable return of oil production in Libya, right in the middle of a civil war, is one of the reasons crude prices have ...

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The Supreme Court Decision That’s Ripping Libya Apart

Today, Libya's Supreme Court has declared the country's internationally recognized and democratically elected House of Representatives illegal and unconstitutional. Boycotting Islamist and Misratan members of ...

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Can Libya’s Central Bank Survive as the Country Fractures?

Coverage of Libya tends to focus these days on airstrikes, gun battles, and warring militias -- correctly enough, since these are also the things that ...

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Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, October 20, 2014

To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Anna Nemtsova interviews Georgian President Giorgi Marvelashvili about his feud ...

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The Fight for Benghazi Heats Up

Two government officials in Cairo anonymously declared today that Egyptian warplanes have been bombing Islamist militias in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi. Shortly after ...

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Who’s Running This Joint, Anyway?

TRIPOLI, Libya — In a luxury hotel on Tripoli's seafront, the man who claims to be running a government holds court. Omar al-Hasi, a university ...

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