Winners & Losers

Winners Ban Ki-moon: All but certain to be the next U.N. secretary-general. American scientists: A rare Nobel sweep. Hysteria: Russia orders schools to compile lists of children with Georgian surnames as the diplomatic row worsens. Cat lovers with allergies: The new hypoallergenic cat will only set you back $4000. But first you have to pass ...

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Winners

Ban Ki-moon: All but certain to be the next U.N. secretary-general.

American scientists: A rare Nobel sweep.

Winners

Ban Ki-moon: All but certain to be the next U.N. secretary-general.

American scientists: A rare Nobel sweep.

Hysteria: Russia orders schools to compile lists of children with Georgian surnames as the diplomatic row worsens.

Cat lovers with allergies: The new hypoallergenic cat will only set you back $4000. But first you have to pass the company’s “warmth” test. 

Losers

Surprise trips: It used to be mildly interesting when a Bush administration official made a

surprise stop in Iraq. That was then.

CEOs: Another indictment. Who wants the liability of the top job anymore?

Six-party talks: Kim Jong-Il prefers brinkmanship.

Congressional Republicans: The week belonged to Foleygate. But a month in American politics can be an eternity. At least that’s what Karl Rove is hoping.

Carolyn O'Hara is a senior editor at Foreign Policy.

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