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Memo to Obama: Handing Embassy Jobs to Big Donors Can Be Dangerous

While serving as the American ambassador to Singapore from 1978 to 1980, Richard Kneip turned to his staff and asked, according to his then-deputy, "You ...

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Why America Is to Blame for Mexico’s Carnage and Corruption

Mexican protesters are not burning American flags, but they may be soon if the United States doesn't change its approach to its southern neighbor. Whether ...

Dispatch

The Disappearances That Broke the Camel’s Back

MEXICO CITY — Traditionally, November 20, the Día de la Revolución (Revolution Day), has been a day when Mexico City residents converge in the city's ...

Argument

Law and Disorder in Mexico

Mexico's attorney general, Jesús Murillo Karam, says his office has finally solved the crime that has riveted his country for more than a month: the ...

Shadow Government

Mexico’s Tipping Point

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto is facing the most serious crisis of his presidency as widespread outrage over the disappearance and presumed murder of 43 ...

Dispatch

Tired and Angry, Mexico’s Protests Show No Signs of Abating

MEXICO CITY — Mexico is in crisis. In recent weeks, tens of thousands of furious protestors have taken to the streets of cities across the ...

Dispatch

Derailed on the Death Train

MEXICO CITY — It's officially a Salvation Army operation, but for the Central American migrants who huddle there to escape torrential monsoon rains, it's just ...

Argument

Cómo Se Dice, ‘Lost in Translation’?

By now, the number is well known: From October 2013 to June 15 of this year, 52,000 unaccompanied children and teenagers were caught at the ...

Report

In Mexico, Old Habits Die Hard

Politics, the same force that drove Mexico's energy nationalization on the eve of World War II, is threatening to trip up the country's efforts to ...

Shadow Government

Central America’s Security Crisis is the United States’ Problem, Too

With the Obama administration scrambling to address the "humanitarian crisis" of thousands of unaccompanied children crossing the U.S. southern border, let's hope it has learned ...

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Congress Gives Pakistan 300 Million New Reasons to Fight Terror

Congress Gives Pakistan 300 Million New Reasons to Fight Terror

Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, December 22, 2014

Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, December 22, 2014

A Hollywood Frenemy Wants to Help Sony Release ‘The Interview’

A Hollywood Frenemy Wants to Help Sony Release ‘The Interview’

Kim Jong Un Could Use a Handshake, Too

Kim Jong Un Could Use a Handshake, Too

Now the Hard Work Begins

Now the Hard Work Begins

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