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April 11 2011 8:25 PMMission Facade It's completely bogus to call the war in Libya a "NATO operation."
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March 28 2011 8:52 PMWag le ChienDid French President Nicolas Sarkozy push the Libyan intervention to boost his re-election bid?
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March 14 2011 8:06 PMThe True Costs of Nuclear PowerIf the Japanese can't build a completely safe nuclear reactor, who can?
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Feb. 28 2011 8:09 PMFriends in Embarrassing PlacesSaif Qaddafi's connections with the British establishment are typical of the links between wealthy dictators and Western politicians.
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Feb. 14 2011 8:07 PMThe Roar of the CrowdEgyptians take note: The months after a revolution can be more dangerous than the revolution itself.
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Jan. 30 2011 10:33 AMChange Is GoodThe stability we have embraced and encouraged in the Arab world isn't really stability—it's repression.
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Jan. 24 2011 2:09 PMSome Things Have ChangedWhat the Moscow airport bombing tells us about modern Russia.
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Jan. 3 2011 8:02 PMA Crude TheoryAs the oil price rises, so does Russian belligerence.
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Dec. 23 2010 11:42 AMBanning Sweets Works, At Least in Europe
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Dec. 13 2010 8:13 PMGeneration SmashWhy Brits finally started freaking out about government cuts.
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Nov. 29 2010 12:01 PMWatch Your MouthHow WikiLeaks' new release will increase secrecy and damage democratic governments.
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Nov. 15 2010 8:03 PMContinental DivideEuropeans are starting to realize that their governments are too big. Will Americans catch on next?
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Nov. 1 2010 8:00 PMFight the Real EnemyThe package bombs prove that al-Qaida isn't our most serious security challenge.
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Oct. 21 2010 12:07 PMBrits Stiffen Their Upper Lips, French Take to the StreetsIn an age of globalization, national characteristics still shine through.
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Oct. 8 2010 4:39 PMEasy for Them To SayThe Norwegians can award the Nobel to a Chinese dissident, but the rest of the world can't afford to be so critical of China.
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April 4 2011 7:59 PMDropped ConnectionsThe State Department has $30 million to combat Internet censorship. Why isn't it spending it?
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March 21 2011 4:48 PMThe Key to Success in Libya Is Setting Low ExpectationsObama's reluctance to intervene is his most important tactical asset.
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March 7 2011 8:08 PMNot So FastBefore the U.S. intervenes in Libya, we must understand why the Arab world is not asking for our help.
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Feb. 21 2011 3:19 PMEvery Revolution Is DifferentThe Arab uprisings of 2011 are like the European revolutions of 1848—complicated and messy.
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Feb. 7 2011 6:52 AMHelping Egyptian DemocratsWhat worked in the former Soviet Union could have worked in Egypt.
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Jan. 24 2011 8:07 PMBased on a True Story … The Way Back is Hollywood's first film about the Soviet Gulag.
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Jan. 17 2011 11:10 AMTunisia's "Jasmine Revolution" Is About Demography, Not DemocracyStreet demonstrations aren't the best way to transform an authoritarian society.
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Dec. 27 2010 8:47 PMHungary Takes a Wrong TurnA terrible new law designed to control the media reminds us how fragile democracy is.
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Dec. 20 2010 7:10 PMBuying Off BelarusAlexander Lukashenko just brutalized his way to another election "victory," and there's nothing the West can do about it.
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Dec. 6 2010 8:01 PMThe Revolution Will Not Be WikiLeakedWhy the WikiLeaks cables won't bring down governments.
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Nov. 22 2010 8:01 PMNATO's Next Mission: EuropeAfter Afghanistan, the alliance must return to its roots.
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Nov. 8 2010 8:20 PMAs Alaska Goes …Joe Miller vs. Lisa Murkowski represents the battle for the future of the Republican Party.
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Oct. 25 2010 8:02 PMIn Praise of Political CompromiseJon Stewart's Million Moderate March shows how skewed the center has become.
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Oct. 11 2010 8:00 PMStart Poor. Work Hard. Do Well. Be Hated Anyway.Why do Americans resent upward mobility?
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Oct. 4 2010 11:25 AMThe Government That Cried WolfThe State Department's vague security warnings to Americans in Europe do more harm than good.

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