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Middle East and North Africa

The August explosions in Beirut were the latest in a series of man-made disasters that have led some experts to say Lebanon is becoming a failed state.

Climate Change

Fires in California and Oregon have been more devastating than ever before, but climate change means the worst is yet to come. Here’s how officials can prepare.

Afghanistan

Although negotiations between the Taliban and the Afghan government are historic, they are unlikely to result in a quick breakthrough.