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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
This is not an article on South Sudan, which is just as well because the conflicts there are almost fractal in their complexity
“Suppose that... the Iraqis feel ambivalent about being invaded and real Iraqis, not [just] Saddam’s special guard, decide to offer resistance,” wrote British Prime Minister Tony Blair to U.S. President George W. Bush in December 2001, two years before the U.S. and the U.K. invaded Iraq
On July 12, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea will issue its ruling on China’s claim to practically all of the South China Sea. And already the main military contenders are moving more forces into the region
“The EU is dying. I hope we’ve knocked the first brick out of the wall,” exulted Nigel Farage, leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party
How’s this for apocalyptic?
Abstract expressionism is no longer cutting-edge art in most places, but in one country it is enjoying a massive popular revival: Macedonia
After months in which opinion polls showed a 6-10 percent lead for the “remain” side in the referendum campaign on continued British membership of the European Union, the numbers have suddenly shifted in favor of “leave.”
When “Prime Minister” Fayez al-Sarraj of the “Government of National Accord” (GNA) arrived in Libya a month ago, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said that it was “not the time for obstructionists to hold back progress.”
Today’s Hiroshima doesn’t give TV journalists a lot to work with. It’s a raucous, bustling, mid-sized Japanese city with only few reminders of its destruction by an atomic bomb in 1945
Rodrigo Duterte, who has just been elected president of the Philippines, comes across as Donald Trump on stilts.
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