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Gaza in Paris

What happens when pro-Palestinian sentiments are too consistently associated with anti-Semitic rhetoric?

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On the Horizon: Quality Chilean Education for All

One way to mitigate the problem of socioeconomic inequality is by resolving the disparity in the quality of education.

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Kurdistandoff: How ISIS is Encouraging Kurdish Independence

Kurdistan could be a viable state, but independence from Iraq would be no panacea for the instability caused by ISIS.

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Strangers in the Promised Land

An account of Eritreans in Israel and their perilous journey there.

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Europe’s Right Turn

Explaining the rise of far-right nationalism in the European Union.

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/ June 18, 2014 1:30 am

A War Not Forgotten

How the legacy of civil war will affect El Salvador's ex-guerrilla president.

/ June 15, 2014 11:49 am

Decent Interval?

Iraq isn’t South Vietnam, but some of the same dynamics are driving U.S. policy.

/ June 12, 2014 8:00 pm

A Real Game of Thrones

At a time when the Spanish monarchy could have unified Spaniards, it is now more unpopular and divisive than it has ever been.

/ June 5, 2014 9:39 am

Behind the Curtains: The Pros and Cons of Publicizing Politicians’ Private Lives

"Public opinion considers a leader’s private life to be a critical factor for the leader’s approval...But should the public care about the private life of a leader?"

/ June 1, 2014 8:26 pm

Clash of the Titans: Abe, Kuroda, and the Fight for the Japanese Economy

Recent fights between the Prime Minister and the Bank of Japan could counteract Abenomics and hinder a tenuous economic recovery.

/ May 23, 2014 12:33 pm

The Poison of International Cooperation

How direct democracy in Switzerland is leading to anti-E.U. sentiments.

/ May 19, 2014 11:43 pm

The Changing Face of Germany

Ethnic nationalism and the debate over Turkish immigrants

/ May 18, 2014 9:28 pm

“Hit by 700,000 Bullets”

Escaping the Argentine Economic Dilemma

/ May 16, 2014 12:35 pm

Sleeping Giants and Submerged Rocks

The geopolitical tinderbox of East Asian air defense zones

/ May 7, 2014 11:52 am

The Color Yellow

In South Korea, yellow ribbons underscore deeper frustration with the government and society.

/ May 2, 2014 8:22 pm

Eden

American politicos ally with Israel even when Israel doesn't ally with Israel.

/ April 28, 2014 1:57 pm

New Faces, Old Names

Why a young, seemingly liberal politician in Pakistan may be bad news for the nation’s politics

/ April 25, 2014 5:06 pm

Why Does India Need Narendra Modi?

Other than creating the infrastructure necessary for attracting investment, Modi would bring some degree of policy stability to the government.

/ April 25, 2014 5:06 pm

The House that Modi Built: BJP’s Path Forward for India

Even if the BJP is poised for victory, the party needs to think more critically about its long-term vision for a productive, independent India.

/ April 20, 2014 2:38 pm

Vote of Confidence: The United States Mission After the Afghan Elections

Afghanistan's presidential elections could make the final withdrawal of NATO forces much easier and more feasible.

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