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Hutu-Tutsi Conflict
Hutu-Tutsi Conflict
Burundi Violence Flows into Rwanda

Alas, for the victims of the violence and for the stability of Africa, a certain political correctness seems to have descended at least on parts of the continent.

Hutu-Tutsi Conflict
Burundi Gets Uglier

While everyone has tried to downplay or avoid the ethnic dimension, things have continued to get worse.

Hutu-Tutsi Conflict
More Reports of Ethnic Conflict In Burundi

International NGOs have been reticent to raise the possibility of genocide, war crimes, or crimes against humanity. Why?

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Political Correctness Collides with Reality in Burundi

After weeks and weeks of being told that the violence in Burundi wasn’t tribal, we’re now hearing a different story.

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Why We Can't Have Nice Things

Déjà vu all over again.

Public Opinion

A new Gallup poll registers big increases in respect for police, including among Democrats and nonwhites.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Both Washington and Manila are doing damage control in the wake of Duterte’s latest comments, but the real test is yet to come.


Even the New York Times is beginning to acknowledge Obama’s sorry legacy in the Middle East.

beyond blue

Financial literacy has to become a basic element of the U.S. educational system.


The inability to pass the easiest of trade deals with Canada speaks to a deeper structural crisis at the heart of the continent.

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