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In With the Old in the New Saudi Arabia

King Salman has moved swiftly to build his new court. But are these new faces a breath of fresh air or reactionaries looking to take the country back in time?

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Book excerpt: How Brent Scowcroft became Bush’s ‘pain in the ass’ on Iraq

An except from The Strategist: Brent Scowcroft and the Call of National Security, by Bartholomew Sparrow, which was published recently.

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With Friends Like These

Indonesia's ambitious new president has plenty of problems. But the biggest headache may come from his own allies.

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A New Generation Takes to the Streets in Burma

Burma has a long and rich tradition of student protest. Now it's coming alive again.

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