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May 4, 2012

Egypt
Weekend Reading: Action, but No Reaction in Syria, Morocco’s “Miracle,” and Cairo-Riyadh Blues

Itamar Rabinovich says the United States is substituting symbolic action for real action in Syria--at the detriment of the Syrian people. Aboubakr Jamai explains the Moroccan "miracle" of mild autho…

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February 7, 2013

Defense and Security
Transforming Brazil’s Favelas

I got the chance last week to visit the Centro Comunitário Lídia dos Santos (or CEACA), an NGO based in the Rio de Janeiro favela of Morro dos Macacos—once the grounds of a zoo, and now home to some …

Rio Slums_LAM

December 9, 2016

Elections and Voting
Ten Elections to Watch in 2017

Numerous countries will hold elections in 2017. Here are ten to watch. 

Iranian woman holding her daughter casts her ballot during elections for the parliament and Assembly of Experts, in Tehran

July 2, 2012

Politics and Government
Hola, Enrique Peña Nieto: President-Elect of Mexico

Enrique Peña Nieto had a very good weekend. While Americans were grumbling about record-breaking heat and residents of Washington, D.C., were learning to live without air conditioning because powerfu…

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