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How to Contain an Asian Country That Will Remain Nameless

U.S. naval forces are about to release a revised maritime strategy. The last one, in 2007, didn't mention China. Don't bet on that this time around.

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The U.N. Is Making a Last-Ditch Effort for Peace in Libya

The United Nations is making a last-ditch drive to head off Libya's civil war. Don't hold your breath.

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Insecurity Is Destroying Kenya’s Economy

But instead of combating the rise in violence, politicians in Nairobi are talking loud and saying nothing.

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Is Iraq breaking up?

The smart money says no.

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Where the Executioners Sue Their Victims

Will the Burmese army ever face justice for its past war crimes?

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How to Not Botch the United States’ Next Move in the Fight Against Ebola

If there can be a faint silver lining to the Ebola epidemic, it's that it demonstrates how unknown, underestimated, or ignored weaknesses in poor countries' ...

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Can Burma’s Civil Society Find Its Voice Again?

The Burmese military is staging a comeback. Since the government launched its tentative liberalization process four years ago, the armed forces, the notorious Tatmadaw, have ...

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