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CHRISTOPHER LEAMAN

The COINdinistas

Who knows everthing there is to know and more about counterinsurgency and its current role in U.S. military strategy? These guys.

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The List, 2020 Edition

Thought leaders for the Internet era.

VICTORIA WILL

Bill Clinton’s World

The former president tells Foreign Policy what to read, who to watch, and why there really is a chance of Middle East peace in 2010.

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Market Riot

How the crisis inspired an entirely new set of big ideas on big money.

Al Qaeda’s Dissident

How the prison writings of Sayyid Imam al-Sharif, one of al Qaeda's founders now labeled a turn coat, are doing more to expose the terrorist group's hypocrisy than anyone else.

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The Top 10 Stories You Missed in 2009

A few ways the world changed while you weren’t looking.

BY VICTORIA WILL for FP

The Wisdom of the Smart Crowd

We've polled the FP 100 to offer you cutting-edge thinking on everything from what's ahead in 2010 to what they're reading now. Here, the breakdown of who's who on our list. $(document).ready(function() { $("#thinkers-nav").insertBefore("#tool-bar"); $("#thinkers-nav").show(); });

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The FP Top 100 Global Thinkers

From the brains behind Iran's Green Revolution to the economic Cassandra who actually did have a crystal ball, they had the big ideas that shaped our world in 2009. Read on to see the 100 minds that mattered most in the year that was. $(document).ready(function() { $("#thinkers-nav").insertBefore("#tool-bar"); $("#thinkers-nav").show(); });

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The Missing

Where have all the Sakharovs gone?

The Anti-God Squad

Why even some of the most zealous non-believers may abandon the crusade against religion.

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The Big Thinkers of Giving

How philanthrocapitalists are reshaping the world of charity.

HANOCH PIVEN

Dead Men Walking

Why 2009's truly top thinkers are yesterday's news.

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