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Islam and Diversity
The Moroccan Difference

How four men—three Muslims and a Jew—represent Morocco in all its complexity.

Unrest in North Africa
On the Backroads of Morocco

In a country where the traditional “fear of the authorities” has weakened, the Amazigh identity movement could help shape the future.

The Berber Awakening

Amazighité is rapidly coming down from the Atlas Mountains. Never heard of it? You will.

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Xi who must be obeyed

The Chinese President’s new status as “core” leader will strengthen his hand, but rifts remain within the Party.

Deal or No Deal

The answer isn’t straightforward, and it’s likely to be decided by our next president.

Asia's Game of Thrones

As Duterte continues to slam the U.S. and look to China, Japan is caught in an awkward position.


By snubbing nuclear power, Berlin has consigned itself to decades of coal dependence.

The European Immigration Crisis

There is nothing so permanent as a temporary measure.

Miracles Can Happen

It’s probably not a model for the country (as some analysts would have it), but it shows that compromise is possible when all parties involved are committed to finding a practical solution.

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