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    Gina Rinehart Australian Tycoon

    The ‘Iron Lady’ from Down Under brooks no nonsense as she buys into a media empire and closes in on Gates and Buffett.
  • Libya Students at School

    How Do You Unlearn Tyranny?

    Libya’s education system sets out to build a new country—but it’s not so easy to get over the Gaddafi era.
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    Don't Rush Into Syria!

    Violence in Syria escalates by the day. The drumbeat for war in Washington mounts. Why Obama should go slow.
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    The City: Lusaka

    Alexandra Fuller on the ‘restless hum’ of a booming African city.
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    The War on Christians

    From one end of the muslim world to the other, Christians are being murdered for their faith.
  • egypt-ngo-purge-OVNB01-main

    Egypt’s NGO Purge

    The current crackdown could spell the end of U.S. military assistance to Cairo.
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    The World On A Page

    Shrinking Britain, genocidal generals, a socialist Bard—and Putin’s favorite books.
  • world-economy-co03-ferguson

    The Inequality Dodge

    The world’s bottom billion is booming. But growth abroad may increase the income gap at home?
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    China Has Our Jobs. But Not Our Navy Seals!

    In the middle of self-serving and greedy electioneering, there was such nobility to the U.S. Navy SEALs rescue of a 32-year-old former fourth-grade teacher from the clutches of brutal Somali pirates (one of whom was named Osman Alcohol). It was like hearing from afar the lost chords of “America the Beautiful.” SEAL Team 6 has become a more vivid symbol of the power of the great American idea than positive GDP statistics. Maybe the Chinese are more willing to bully their workforce out of bed in their spartan corporate dorms to crank out iPhone screens through the weary dawn, but can you ever imagine their leader giving an order for a fleet of military helicopters to set off in the dead of night to a heavily armed African hellhole and snatch back an endangered young do-gooder?
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    Festival of Farce

    In India, Salman Rushdie is absent—and anathema (even on a video link).
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    Crisis On The Continent

    As economic contagion continues in Europe, and with the future of the euro imperiled, Newsweek asked eight economists to describe the origin of the problem facing the single currency and what would happen if the euro were abolished.
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    The World on a Page

    Irate Turks, dueling oligarchs, a royal yacht … and dear old Mrs. Strauss-Kahn.