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The country's late dictator leaves behind a 1-million-strong diaspora unlikely to ever return home.
Beijing is experimenting with "soft power" approaches, but brute force remains an omnipresent threat.
The Obama administration’s war plans in Iraq and Syria are illegal, ill-conceived and destined to fail. Here’s what the US—and you—can do instead.
Migrant domestic workers from Bangladesh enjoy little protection from their government, but they’re not alone.
Few would oppose a robust US response to Ebola, but the Obama administration's deployment of 3,000 troops to Liberia comes amid a broader US-led militarization in West Africa.