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Land of the Rising Gun

Tokyo just commissioned the biggest warship it has added to its fleet since WWII, in only the latest sign that Japan’s rising militarism would curtail Chinese regional ambitions.

Obama's Iran Policy

Another major ex-Obama official joins the growing chorus of foreign policy dissent.

China's Infrastructure Bank

The White House is backpedaling from its efforts to marginalize China’s new World Bank competitor—a smart, albeit belated, move that will serve America’s interests well.


The Supreme Court just made it harder for workplaces to discriminate against pregnant women. Pro-choicers and pro-lifers came together to support the case.

The Middle East in Flames

The region-wide sectarian war is heating up.

The Evolution of Erdogan

Reports suggest Erdogan’s handpicked successor may not be as pliant as thought.

The Rise of the African Street
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Social media-savvy, disaffected urban youth are shaking traditional power structures across Africa—but this isn’t the Sub-Saharan version of the Arab Spring.
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