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Last Minute Gift Guide for Wonks, 2014 Edition

FP’s shopping suggestions for the politically passionate and internationally inclined.

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Abandon All Hope Ye Who Protest Here

What Hong Kong's Occupy Central can learn from the Tahrir Square uprising.

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Epic Soccer-Like Battles of History

Here's our martial World Cup wrap-up -- where the beautiful game is just war by other means.

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Do Not Despair, Ye Flaccid, Loveless Hordes

Fleshy oysters and severed phalluses: The best sexual stimulants from around the world.

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Carpetbagging the Olympics

How to ski for Dominica if you're an Italian couple from Staten Island.

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Out of the Way, Congress

5 reasons U.S. lawmakers need to get on board with mega-regional free trade deals.

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The Year America’s Post-9/11 Foreign Policy Failed

And the nine other top foreign policy headlines of 2014.

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FP’s Favorite Reads of 2013

Great books from the past year as selected by the FP staff.

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Next Year’s Wars

From Sochi to Sudan, 10 conflicts that will threaten global stability in 2014.

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The Stories You Missed in 2013

Six events and trends that were overlooked this year, but may be leading the headlines in 2014.

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Last-Minute Gifts for Wonks

FP's shopping guide for would-be statesmen & Snowdens.

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Next of Kim

Meet the next generation of North Korea's ruling family -- while you still can.

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