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Deadly Farming: Afghanistan’s Opium Acres

The area under cultivation is approaching the size of the smallest U.S. state.

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Afghanistan’s Opium: No End in Sight

Despite U.S. elimination efforts since the 2001 invasion, production of the drug crop is much higher.

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The Taliban’s Cash Crop

Opium is an ever-larger source of funds and legitimacy for the once anti-drug Afghan insurgency.

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The Globalist’s Top 10 Books of 2016

The ten best books on key global issues we presented on The Globalist Bookshelf this year.

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Stephan Richter on the Future of Security in Germany

Stephan Richter, editor-in-chief of the Globalist, talked with David Brancaccio, host of NPR’s Marketplace Morning Report, about the aftermath of the Berlin Christmas market attack.

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Audio Link of Stephan Richter’s NPR Interview

Stephan Richter interviewed by David Brancaccio on the future of security in Germany.

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Trump Vs. Globalism

The debate over “globalism” in the age of Trump.

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Cuba and Castro – The Globalist’s Top Features

A collection of The Globalist’s top features on Cuba and Fidel Castro

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(Sorry) We Told You So

The Globalist’s analysis of the rise of Trump, as it happened.

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Trouble in Northwestern Iran

Kurdish separatists have once again revived armed struggle in Iran too. Who are they?

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