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Members of the Egyptian youth group Ultras Nahdawi shout slogans during a protest in Giza, Egypt, on Sept. 2.       Stringer/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

Members of the Egyptian youth group Ultras Nahdawi shout slogans during a protest in Giza, Egypt, on Sept. 2.

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Members of a Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) honor guard measure their positions with string before a welcoming ceremony for Malaysia's head of state, Abdul Halim of Kedah, outside Beijing's Great Hall of the People, on Sept. 4.       Lintao Zhang/Getty Images

Members of a Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) honor guard measure their positions with string before a welcoming ceremony for Malaysia's head of state, Abdul Halim of Kedah, outside Beijing's Great Hall of the People, on Sept. 4.

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Supporters of the Shiite Houthi movement shout slogans during an anti-government demonstration in Sanaa, Yemen, on Sept. 3.       Mohammed Huwais/AFP/Getty Images

Supporters of the Shiite Houthi movement shout slogans during an anti-government demonstration in Sanaa, Yemen, on Sept. 3.

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A man walks past the Blue Star social club in Glasgow, Scotland, Sept. 5. Scots will determine whether Scotland will be an independent country in a Sept. 18 referendum.      Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images

A man walks past the Blue Star social club in Glasgow, Scotland, Sept. 5. Scots will determine whether Scotland will be an independent country in a Sept. 18 referendum.

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Leng Yuting, 26, poses underwater for her wedding pictures at a photo studio in Shanghai, China, on Sept. 3.       Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images

Leng Yuting, 26, poses underwater for her wedding pictures at a photo studio in Shanghai, China, on Sept. 3.

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Women clean their hands with a sanitizer before entering Monrovia's John F. Kennedy Hospital, Sept. 1. Kim Yi Dionne looked at Ebola containment strategies -- and the hype surrounding some of them -- in a recent column for Foreign Policy.      Dominique Faget/AFP/Getty Images

Women clean their hands with a sanitizer before entering Monrovia's John F. Kennedy Hospital, Sept. 1. Kim Yi Dionne looked at Ebola containment strategies -- and the hype surrounding some of them -- in a recent column for Foreign Policy.

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Colorful statues replicating China's famous Terracotta Warriors are covered in plastic before their installation an exhibition in Beijing, Sept. 3.      Kevin Frayer/Getty Images

Colorful statues replicating China's famous Terracotta Warriors are covered in plastic before their installation an exhibition in Beijing, Sept. 3.

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A member of the Malaysian armed forces kisses his daughter at an air base near Kuala Lumpur before leaving for Lebanon to serve with the United Nations Interim Force there, on Sept. 4.      Mohd Rasfan/AFP/Getty Images

A member of the Malaysian armed forces kisses his daughter at an air base near Kuala Lumpur before leaving for Lebanon to serve with the United Nations Interim Force there, on Sept. 4.

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Pakistani supporters of cleric Tahir ul-Qadri listen to his speech during an anti-government protest near the prime minister's residence in Islamabad, Sept. 4. Arsla Jawaid looked at the protests and their consequences for Pakistan's democracy in a recent article for FP's South Asia Channel.      Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images

Pakistani supporters of cleric Tahir ul-Qadri listen to his speech during an anti-government protest near the prime minister's residence in Islamabad, Sept. 4. Arsla Jawaid looked at the protests and their consequences for Pakistan's democracy in a recent article for FP's South Asia Channel.

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Pakistani milkmen ride a horse-cart through floodwaters following heavy rain in Lahore, on Sept. 4.       Arif Ali/AFP/Getty Images

Pakistani milkmen ride a horse-cart through floodwaters following heavy rain in Lahore, on Sept. 4.

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A wounded Syrian man sits on the floor at a makeshift hospital in the rebel-held town of Douma, near Damascus, following reported shelling by Syrian government forces, on Sept. 3. FP contributor Hassan Hassan examined the changing dynamics among Syria's warring groups -- and how the threat of the Islamic State could alter them -- in a recent column.      Abd Doumany/AFP/Getty Images

A wounded Syrian man sits on the floor at a makeshift hospital in the rebel-held town of Douma, near Damascus, following reported shelling by Syrian government forces, on Sept. 3. FP contributor Hassan Hassan examined the changing dynamics among Syria's warring groups -- and how the threat of the Islamic State could alter them -- in a recent column.

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Soldiers from Israel's Karakal battalion prepare for a graduation march near the Israeli-Egyptian border on Sept. 3. The combat battalion was formed in 2004 and is based in the Negev desert, on Israel's border with Egypt and Jordan. FP contributor Gregg Carlstrom reported from Tel Aviv on an ongoing political battle within the Netanyahu government in a Sept. 3 dispatch, "Bibi's Next War."

Soldiers from Israel's Karakal battalion prepare for a graduation march near the Israeli-Egyptian border on Sept. 3. The combat battalion was formed in 2004 and is based in the Negev desert, on Israel's border with Egypt and Jordan. FP contributor Gregg Carlstrom reported from Tel Aviv on an ongoing political battle within the Netanyahu government in a Sept. 3 dispatch, "Bibi's Next War."

Workers place inventory at an Amazon warehouse in Brieselang, Germany, on Sept. 4.       Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Workers place inventory at an Amazon warehouse in Brieselang, Germany, on Sept. 4.

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Afghan men sort carpet threads inside a traditional factory in Kabul, on Sept. 4. Foreign Policy contributor Nematullah Bizhan looked at the limits of U.S. aid in the country in a Sept. 4 article for FP's South Asia Channel.      Shah Marai/AFP/Getty Images

Afghan men sort carpet threads inside a traditional factory in Kabul, on Sept. 4. Foreign Policy contributor Nematullah Bizhan looked at the limits of U.S. aid in the country in a Sept. 4 article for FP's South Asia Channel.

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Palestinians gather around a fire in the rubble of their house, shelled by Israel during Operation Protective Edge, in Gaza City, on Sept. 1. FP columnist Aaron David Miller examined the threat the Islamic State's expansion poses to the Israeli-Palestinian peace process in a Sept. 4 article, "How the Islamic State Could Kill the Two-State Solution."      Ahmed Hjazy/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images

Palestinians gather around a fire in the rubble of their house, shelled by Israel during Operation Protective Edge, in Gaza City, on Sept. 1. FP columnist Aaron David Miller examined the threat the Islamic State's expansion poses to the Israeli-Palestinian peace process in a Sept. 4 article, "How the Islamic State Could Kill the Two-State Solution."

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A Chinese boy holds umbrellas in the doorway of his house on a rainy day in Beijing, on Sept. 2.      Kevin Frayer/Getty Images

A Chinese boy holds umbrellas in the doorway of his house on a rainy day in Beijing, on Sept. 2.

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A fisherman collects dead fish at the lagoon of Cajititlan, in Tlajomulco de Zuniga, Jalisco State, Mexico, on Sept. 1, following a massive die-off over the weekend. Authorities are investigating whether a wastewater treatment plant is to blame.       Hector Guerrero/AFP/Getty Images

A fisherman collects dead fish at the lagoon of Cajititlan, in Tlajomulco de Zuniga, Jalisco State, Mexico, on Sept. 1, following a massive die-off over the weekend. Authorities are investigating whether a wastewater treatment plant is to blame.

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A Colombian soldier watches as peasants dismantle a coca plantation in the mountains northeast of Medellin, Colombia, on Sept. 3.       Raul Arboleda/AFP/Getty Images

A Colombian soldier watches as peasants dismantle a coca plantation in the mountains northeast of Medellin, Colombia, on Sept. 3.

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A girl plays in front of a sculpture by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman at Taoyuan Naval Base, Taipei, Taiwan, on Sept. 4.       Ashley Pon/Getty Images

A girl plays in front of a sculpture by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman at Taoyuan Naval Base, Taipei, Taiwan, on Sept. 4.

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A woman walks on Rio de Janeiro's Ipanema beach, on Sept. 2.      Mario Tama/Getty Images

A woman walks on Rio de Janeiro's Ipanema beach, on Sept. 2.

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