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It's the ethnicity stupid...
It's the ethnicity stupid...
Burundian President’s Henchman Fêted in…Canada

Pierre Nkurunziza’s spokesman slammed “biased” media reports and downplayed the killing of Tutsis before a mostly Hutu audience in Quebec City.

It's the ethnicity stupid...
UN Finally Admits Burundi’s Government Is Killing Tutsis

What is happening in Burundi is not yet a full-scale civil war or ethnic cleansing, but it may well be a prelude to genocide.

It's the ethnicity stupid...
Another Ineffectual Bid for Peace in Burundi

Journalists and international officials keep insisting that the conflicts is about politics, not ethnicity. But in Burundi, much of politics is ethnic.

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The Inauguration

As Donald Trump takes the oath, an essay on the historical forces that have shaped this moment by Walter Russell Mead.

Recessional

Clearly a lot of frustration for the outgoing American President has been stored up in the Russian psyche.

the roots of populism

If the term “intellectual” only encompasses thinkers on the Left, then it is only natural that right-wing populists would turn it into a slur.

Rebuilding America

Paul Ryan will target $40 in private investment for every $1 his caucus approves in infrastructure spending.

Violence in Myanmar

Many of Myanmar’s long-suffering Rohingyas are now turning to internationally funded Islamist insurgents to resist the government.

The Shale Rebound

Texas’s Permian Basin has been called “the crown jewel of the world’s oil and gas industry.”

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