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South Africa Showdown
South Africa Showdown
Are Reports of Zuma’s Downfall Exaggerated?

According to one analyst, recent events show that “Zuma had a lot more power than people thought.”

South Africa Showdown
In South Africa, the One-Eyed Man Is King

The African National Congress (ANC) has led South Africa since the end of apartheid without any serious opposition, but last week it appeared that might change with the announcement of a merger between two opposition groups. But it appears we may have all spoken too soon.

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Crude Economics

OPEC and co. hardly have a choice in the matter.

Asia's Game of Thrones

China is moving closer to replacing the United States as a key Pakistani ally.

The Future

Here’s some fodder for your next dinner party.


Hint: It involves leaflets, psy-ops, and calls from Mom.

Libyan Afterparty

America’s top general in Africa has confirmed that Russia is up to new tricks in Libya.


As if holding back America’s schools wasn’t enough….

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