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Libya: Hillary Clinton, Susan Rice and the Ghost of Rwanda

Libya receives very little attention these days. Why did the international community collectively go wrong?

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Madonsela’s Leadership: A Ray of Hope in Turbulent South Africa

Thuli Madonsela is one of those people in South Africa whose leadership bears the hallmarks of Mandela’s exceptional ethos.

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The Holiday From History Is Over

Why it is not only smart, but mandatory for mature powers to stop being overly ambitious in the field of foreign policy.

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A Rare Saudi-Iranian Détente: No Soccer, Please!

When sports loses its conflict-transcending character: Saudi and Iranian religious scholars agree that football poses a threat.

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UAE Vs. Saudi: Fighting for the Soul of Islam

In a battle of the paymasters, the UAE leads frontal assault on Saudi-backed ultra-conservative movements.

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Turkey and the Kurds: Violence Is Not the Answer

Erdogan never understood the Kurds’ mindset. He needs to revisit history to see the hardships they have experienced.

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Escaping the Prison Island: Forgotten Refugees of Chios

The refugees trying to escape Chios shows the world’s failure to protect victims of one of the worst humanitarian disasters.

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The Letelier Assassination: A Watershed in Counter-Terrorism

How the killing of a former Chilean ambassador in Washington, DC became a watershed moment in the West’s struggle against terrorism.

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India’s Smart Cities: A Vision Without Base

The lack of a strong system of local autonomy and a poor infrastructure are the most serious handicaps for India’s Smart City vision.

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US: Corruption Unchained

It’s becoming ever harder to go after corrupt politicians and lobbyists in the United States.

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