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Posts in category “World”

Fear and Loathing in Guantanamo Bay

The Guantanamo Bay detention center briefly reasserted its presence in the public …

Posted July 23rd, 2014

Israel Runs Up the Score

Twelve steps from the collapse of Kerry’s peace talks to the carnage in Gaza

Posted July 16th, 2014

The Beauty of Getting Lost

Rediscovering the mystery of travel in a GPS world

Posted July 10th, 2014

Can Technology Build a Village?

We live in a rapidly urbanizing world. But Brian Chesky, co-founder and …

Posted July 5th, 2014

Bombs Can’t Save Iraq

The panic that engulfed this capital after the fall of Mosul, when …

Posted June 20th, 2014

Live Blog and Open Thread: The New Internationalism

Note: The conference is now over. Check back again soon for a …

Posted June 17th, 2014

ISIS May Expel Iraq’s Christians for Good

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, ISIS, has recently overtaken the …

Posted June 13th, 2014

Toward a New Foreign Policy Consensus

Register now for the New Internationalism conference on 6/17.

Posted June 11th, 2014

Somewhere, Bin Laden Is Smiling

Bowe Bergdahl was “an American prisoner of war captured on the battlefield” …

Posted June 6th, 2014

Why Spain’s Monarchy Could Fall Along With Its King

When Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands and King Albert II of Belgium …

Posted June 5th, 2014

Missing Lunch with Marine Le Pen, as Euroskeptics Triumph

Oddly enough, I have few large professional regrets, things I really wish …

Posted May 28th, 2014

The Corporate Income Tax Has Got to Go

News that Pfizer, the world’s largest pharmaceutical company, plans to buy Britain’s …

Posted May 13th, 2014

Vladimir Putin, Christian Crusader?

In his Kremlin defense of Russia’s annexation of Crimea, Vladimir Putin, even before …

Posted April 4th, 2014

Huawei Builds China’s Own Internet “Home-Field Advantage”

Last weekend, the New York Times and Der Spiegel reported that the NSA has been …

Posted March 31st, 2014

What’s Happening in Egypt?

The turmoil and tension surrounding Ukraine has dominated the media as of …

Posted March 28th, 2014

Taiwan’s Protests Could Mean Trouble With China

Taiwan, the semi-autonomous nation not known for making waves, is erupting over …

Posted March 25th, 2014

Europe’s Bonds Begin to Fade

A week ago, in the St. George’s Hall in the Kremlin, Russia’s …

Posted March 25th, 2014