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How the West Lost Burundi

While Western powers were making threats, Russia and China were wooing the country's defiant government. And that should be a wake-up call for countries like the United States.

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For Mother Russia’s Former States, Good Fences Make Good Neighbors

Amid heightened tensions between Russia and Estonia, Tallinn confirmed on Thursday that plans are in the works to build a fence between the two countries.

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Money Still Rules Ukraine

President Poroshenko talks big about reform — but he’s missing what may be his only chance to break the power of the oligarchs.

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China’s Meltdown Spells Even More Peril for Petro-States

Oil prices were already fighting a massive hangover. Now, market convulsions in China threaten oil-dependent regimes from Russia to Venezuela.

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Which Country Is Best Prepared for the Zombie Apocalypse?

If Fear the Walking Dead came true, world governments from Putin’s Russia to Castro’s Cuba would need swift action, iron will, and plenty of bullets to survive the undead plague.

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