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    A Cautionary Fable

    It’s a shame George Orwell didn’t live to see the Arab Spring. We can only imagine the tale he would have written.
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    Mysterious Merkel

    The future of Europe is in the hands of one painfully private leader. What does the chancellor really think?
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    Back-Channel Blues

    In an analysis of Pakistan’s ‘Memogate,’ Mansoor Ijaz, a key player in the controversy, offers his interpretation of the actions of Islamabad’s erstwhile ambassador in Washington—actions that led to an uproar in Pakistan and the envoy’s ouster.
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    Angie Goes to War

    A war she didn't fully understand has inspired Angelina Jolie to get behind the camera for a love story set in Bosnia.
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    The Next Iraq War

    With U.S. troops set to leave Baghdad, Sunnis and Shiites race toward a bloody showdown.
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    Burmese Spring

    Burma has repressed its people for decades. Now it’s ready to play nice with America.
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    A Sober Man and True

    The British press might do well to emulate Lord Justice Brian Leveson, the judge presiding over the ethics hearings following the News of the World phone-hacking scandal.
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    Sting Like A Butterfly

    Female pugilists have battled for equal status in their sport. Now they’re primed to be the next Olympic superstars.
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    Why You Should Care About Europe

    As the economic crisis rages, leading British historian Simon Schama makes an impassioned plea: America's fate remains deeply intertwined with the continent.
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    Inside the City of Fear

    James Harkin is one of the few non-Syrian journalists to get into Homs. A report from the inside the strife-torn country.
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    Interview: Viktor Ivanov

    Russia’s top antinarcotics official, a former KGB officer and ally of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, speaks about why his country must help its southern neighbors fight drugs.
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    Mariano Rajoy

    Spain’s prime minister–elect is a professed Catholic with a notably Protestant ethos.
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    Alek Wek's Hunger Diary

    Africa is famished. America is fat. Sudanese-born model Alek Wek, now living in Brooklyn, knows both worlds. As told to Abigail Pesta.
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    Nuclear Power Goes Rogue

    Post-Fukushima, the market for nuclear power is changing latitudes. Here’s what’s at stake.
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    The Real Revolution Begins

    Getting rid of Mubarak was the easy part. Taking on Egypt’s military leadership will be far more difficult.
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    Iran's Rasputin

    The president’s chief of staff is the man behind the throne—and the Supreme Leader wants him gone.
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    Congress's $492 Billion Bet

    Congress is poised to slash defense spending. Great idea—as long as China remains our buddy and the Middle East embraces brotherly love.
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    Middle East: Bloody Democracy

    As chaos flared on the streets of Cairo Saturday, Newsweek looks at Egypt's fears of violence as its first free elections near.
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    Dueling Manifestos

    A Taliban letter sounds a newly moderate note while the Haqqani faction puts out a how-to book for jihad.
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    Holy Middle Class!

    Moscow’s Gorky Park used to be a place to avoid. Now it’s a magnet for the Russian bourgeoisie.