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South Africa's Elections
South Africa's Elections
Will Mandela’s Party Keep His Nation’s Heart?

In the wake of allegations of corruption under Jacob Zuma, the ANC is no longer able to count on Nelson Mandela’s powerful legacy to maintain a lock on politics in South Africa. But will anyone succeed in capitalizing on ANC’s disarray?

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Asia's Game of Thrones

As Duterte continues to slam the U.S. and look to China, Japan is caught in an awkward position.


By snubbing nuclear power, Berlin has consigned itself to decades of coal dependence.

The European Immigration Crisis

There is nothing so permanent as a temporary measure.

Miracles Can Happen

It’s probably not a model for the country (as some analysts would have it), but it shows that compromise is possible when all parties involved are committed to finding a practical solution.

Putin on a show?

Russia’s advantage in Syria is a matter of political will, not technical capability.

Higher Education Watch

Colleges make resident assistants “mandatory reporters” for potential Title IX violations.

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