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Hamas’s Main Man From Turkey to Tehran

One of Hamas's most dangerous operatives seems to have found a comfortable new home in Turkey.

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Puntland Is for Pirates

Why are convicted high-seas bandits being sent to the Somali region that profits from their crimes?

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Same As It Ever Was

Once again, Malaysia's ruling party turns to outdated sodomy laws to discredit the opposition.

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Oil Pirates and the Mystery Ship

Forget Somalia, the world's new epicenter of piracy is on the other side of Africa.

The Complex

Meet the Marines’ New Pirate-Hunting Team

Armed pirates have run rampant off Africa's west coast for years, overtaking Somali pirates as the biggest maritime marauders in the world. But they may ...

Profile

The Rise and Fall of Somalia’s Pirate King

And the reverse-Argo sting that bagged him.

Feature

The Wild West in East Africa

What do a handful of South African mercenaries do for an encore in Somalia, once all the pirates are gone?

The Call

Is the reduction in Somali piracy permanent?

International efforts to limit Somali piracy are having some effect, with the story dropping out of the headlines over the past year. In the first ...

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Stay Scary, America

Davos Diary: When it Comes to Human Rights in China, It’s Don’t Ask, Won’t Tell

Davos Diary: When it Comes to Human Rights in China, It’s Don’t Ask, Won’t Tell

Despite King’s Death, U.S.-Saudi Relationship Unlikely to Change

Despite King’s Death, U.S.-Saudi Relationship Unlikely to Change

With Obscure Treaties, Moscow Pulls Breakaway Regions Into Its Orbit

With Obscure Treaties, Moscow Pulls Breakaway Regions Into Its Orbit

The 1 Percent Solution

The 1 Percent Solution

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