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How an American disaster paved the way for Big Oil’s rise—and possible fall—in Iraq.
Drones have regularized a program of assassinations.
Ecuador’s refusal to turn Assange over to the British threatens more turmoil between the US and newly independent Latin America.
The emerging #YoSoy132 student movement has shaken up the usual staid political classes heading into the July 1 vote—maybe for good.
Four ways the President is pursuing Cheney's geopolitics of global energy.
The vilifying charges levelled at Russia's president by the American media could undermine rational U.S. policy-making.
Socialist François Hollande defeated Sarko in the first-round vote. But the real victor may be National Front leader Marine Le Pen, now primed to play kingmaker.
As the Syrian government clings to repressive tactics it knows best, the conflict becomes ever more intractable.
Twenty years after the end of the Soviet Union, the relationship features more elements of cold-war conflict than of stable cooperation.
A new report has found the Assad regime responsible for crimes against humanity. Will it do anything to stop the bloodshed?