Don't blame Russia. It was a battle among ruling elites.
As the protests in Ukraine descended into violence earlier this week, a blame game began among foreign leaders. Russia pointed fingers at the protesters for attempting a "coup," and said many western countries "are also to blame." President Barack Obama, meanwhile, said he holds the Ukrainian government "primarily responsible," while also condemning Russia's influence there and in Syria.
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Inside the framework for a two-state solution
Inside the framework for a two-state solution.
The Hottest Club in New York is .... Part of the United Nations
That law is: nothing is permanent.
The ethnic cleansing in Burma's northwest has followed a jerky rhythm, coming in fits and starts since the first Buddhist-on-Muslim attacks in the middle of 2012. I visited the area for an article in the current issue of the magazine, and found it in a dangerous lull, with many Burmese Buddhists thrilled by the prospect of driving out the remaining Muslims and killing those who resisted.
Everyone thought Iran's foreign minister was a pragmatist. They were wrong.
Think Iran's deal-making, American-educated foreign minister is a moderate? You wouldn't if you'd read his Farsi book
Burma could be the site of the world's next genocide
A haunting report from a countryside of concentration camps
The conference is a diplomatic Hail Mary pass.
In the season finale of the third season of "Homeland," Carrie Mathison, the bipolar CIA agent played by Claire Danes, is appointed as the Istanbul bureau chief to oversee the agency’s covert Iranian operation—the result of a season-long effort to place a double agent in the upper echelons of Iranian intelligence.