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Africa Examined
Africa Examined
AU Human Rights Hypocrisy

The African Union is meeting this week in Kigali, Rwanda. But the conflict in Burundi, just one hour south of the summit, isn’t getting any attention.

Africa Examined
Africa’s Middle Class Stagnant Since 2001

The proportion of Africa’s population that is middle class remained virtually unchanged at 6 percent from 2001 to 2011.

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Middle East Aflame

General Mattis wants an early chance to roll back Iranian gains in the region, and despite the risks, Yemen seems like a tempting place to start.

Development in Africa

Events in Ivory Coast remind us that rising expectations produce more revolutions than poverty.


Shocker! Who could have imagined?

Security of Supply

Not much, it turns out.

fighting the future

Some creative Italians have found a way to beat their country’s job-destroying Euro woes—and the powers that be have immediately organized to crush it.

the Supremes

A nuclear response would be necessary to save the Supreme Court as an institution.

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