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New Yorker: Flood Tides

Author: Steve Coll

Steve Coll argues that Pakistan's political leaders have undermined the country's potential for success, and says coming to Pakistan's aid is a strategic and humanitarian necessity for the United States.

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Newsweek: All Shook Up

Authors: Mary Hennock and Melinda Liu

As China rebuilds from the great quake, a changed country is emerging with some surprising winners and losers.

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Insurance Information Institute: Global Climate Change and Extreme Weather: An Exploration of Scientific Uncertainty and the Economics of Insurance

Authors: L. James Valverde Jr. and Marcellus W. Andrews

The U.S. insurance industry lies at the nexus of several crucial dimensions of the climate change problem. Insurance Information Institute explores the uncertain nature of anthropogenic climate change and the challenges that will face insurers.

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