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Arming Irregulars to Work Alongside Struggling Police Forces Isn't a Solution -- It's a Time Bomb.

Arming vigilantes in places like Iraq and Afghanistan to work alongside struggling police forces isn't a solution -- it's a time bomb.

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Waiting for Goodluck in Nigeria

Nigeria’s resurgent president has made the most of a six-week election postponement, taking the fight to Boko Haram and stumping across the country. But are Nigerians too fed up with corrupt government to re-elect him?

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What Does This Grown-Up Speech and Debate Nerd Think About Foreign Policy?

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's foreign-policy beliefs amount to little more than over-heated rhetoric.

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Yemen Melts Down

The devastating bombings on Friday are just the latest sign that the country is coming apart at the seams.

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Objects on Your TV Screen Are Much Smaller Than They Appear

Realizing that Bibi, Barack, & Co. are even less important than they seem can actually be comforting.

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Never Trust Netanyahu

The Israeli prime minister’s last-minute political ploys prove that he’s an opportunist of the worst kind. And the U.S. has to stop enabling his bad behavior.

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