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Despite the uproar over reductions to defense funding, less than 1 percent of the Pentagon's beefy $550 billion budget will be cut this year.
The National Front leader has cleverly rebranded her father’s party, cloaking its far-right agenda with liberal rhetoric.
German corporations are far more respectful of worker rights—and may have more influence on future US developments than our politicians realize.
Conservative hysteria over Putin’s aggression in 2014 is eerily reminiscent of right-wing reaction to a previous Crimean adventure, at the dawn of the Cold War.
Last summer's protest movement has faded, but now, after eleven years in power, Prime Minister Erdogan faces unprecedented corruption allegations.
Rising oil and gas production close to home is enabling a more aggressive stance toward rivals abroad.
Today’s protests are a callejón sin salida, a dead end.
Anti-gay laws in Nigeria and Uganda provoke outrage in the US—but Cameroon has quietly been locking up LGBT people for years with little international notice.
A left-leaning student movement could provide an alternative to the right-wing dominance of Ukraine’s street protests and parliamentary politics.
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