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India spends next to nothing on public health, and its new prime minister is cutting even deeper. Can the rural clinics that serve the country's poorest survive?

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They’re Back: The Shoot-First, Sanction-Later, Would-Be Leaders of America

A military-first foreign policy didn’t work for the last Republican administration, and it’s not going to work for any of the party’s gun-totin’ presidential hopefuls.

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McCain on all things military

For the last event in the Future of War conference, I interviewed Sen. John McCain, the new chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, about this and that.

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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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