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Joshua Keating is a staff writer at Slate focusing on international affairs and writes the World blog. 

The World
Nov. 6 2014 3:01 PMHow Do America’s Abortion Laws Compare to the Rest of the World’s?
The World
Nov. 4 2014 3:00 PMCoach K’s Incredibly Dumb Comparison of ISIS to Basketball
The World
Nov. 4 2014 12:07 PMWhen Is the U.S. Going to Admit That Bashar al-Assad Is Going to Stay in Power?
The World
Oct. 30 2014 4:54 PMWhy Do Russian Jets Keep Buzzing European Countries?
The World
Oct. 29 2014 6:14 PMThe Slow-Motion Dismemberment of Ukraine Continues
The World
Oct. 29 2014 3:26 PMWhy the Obama Administration Is Calling Benjamin Netanyahu “Chickenshit” Behind Closed Doors
The World
Oct. 28 2014 11:24 AMFinally, Some Good News About Ebola in West Africa: Infections May Be Dropping in Liberia
The World
Oct. 27 2014 1:32 PMISIS Is a Part-Time Terrorist Group. Does That Mean We Should Call Them Insurgents? Rebels?
The World
Oct. 23 2014 1:51 PMAre This Week's Attacks in Canada a Sign that ISIS Is on the Rise in the West?
The World
Oct. 22 2014 2:05 PMPaul Farmer Says Up to Ninety Percent of Those Infected Should Survive Ebola. Is He Right?
The World
Oct. 21 2014 3:13 PMWhy Countries Make Human Rights Pledges They Have No Intention of Honoring
Foreigners
Oct. 20 2014 6:49 PMGod’s OligarchOne of Vladimir Putin’s favorite businessmen wants to start an Orthodox Christian Fox News and return Russia to its glorious czarist past.
The World
Oct. 20 2014 1:13 PMWhen It Comes to Foreign Policy, President Obama Is Acting Like Congress Doesn’t Exist
The World
Oct. 17 2014 2:02 PMHas America Stopped Even Pretending to Care About the U.N. Security Council?
The World
Oct. 15 2014 2:12 PMNigeria Didn’t Actually Do an Amazing Job Containing Ebola
The World
Nov. 5 2014 4:16 PMDisturbing New Terrorism Trend: Ramming a Vehicle into a Crowd of People
The World
Nov. 4 2014 12:15 PMAmericans Don’t Know Anything About African Geography, and That’s a Problem
The World
Nov. 3 2014 6:01 PMHow Would the U.S. Media Cover the Midterm Elections if They Happened in Another Country?
The World
Oct. 30 2014 4:50 PMWill Israel’s Closure of the Al-Aqsa Mosque Lead to a Third Intifada?
The World
Oct. 29 2014 3:49 PMWhy Do So Many African Presidents Die in Office?
The World
Oct. 28 2014 2:45 PMDo We Have to Sell Out Human Rights to Get a Nuclear Deal With Iran? 
The World
Oct. 27 2014 3:02 PMChina May Be Souring on the Death Penalty While the Rest of the World Embraces It
The World
Oct. 24 2014 5:52 PMWhere Does ISIS Get Its Money? And How Much Does it Have Left?
The World
Oct. 22 2014 6:30 PMThe Tragedies That Have Shaped Canada's Gun Politics
The World
Oct. 22 2014 11:57 AMWhy Has the World Health Organization Done Such a Bad Job Responding to the Ebola Crisis?
The World
Oct. 21 2014 11:40 AMThe U.S. Has Spent $7 Billion Fighting the War on Drugs in Afghanistan. It Hasn’t Worked. 
The World
Oct. 20 2014 1:50 PMWhy We Shouldn’t Be Too Sure About the Supposed Deal to Return the Abducted Nigerian Schoolgirls
The World
Oct. 17 2014 5:36 PMAmerica’s Fears of Immigration, Terrorism, and Ebola Are Combining Into a Supercluster of Anxiety
The World
Oct. 15 2014 2:26 PMThe CIA Finally Admits That Arming Rebels Doesn’t Work
The World
Oct. 13 2014 3:10 PMVladimir Putin’s Tiger Is Lost in China

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