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The Dark Spot of Nelson Mandela's Legacy

Is he responsible for South Africa's leadership crisis?

Is he responsible for South Africa's leadership crisis? 

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All the Terrible Things Republicans Used to Say About Nelson Mandela

Reaganites called him a terrorist and a phony

Reaganites called him a terrorist and a phony.

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What Does a Chinese Political Gaffe Look Like?

Not the same as Joe Biden's

Not the same as Joe Biden's

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China Doesn't Want You to See This Year's Best Chinese Film

Luckily, I saw it in the U.S.

Luckily, you can see it here.

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The World Has Barely Noticed This Huge Political Development in Gaza

Hamas may be turning away from violence

Hamas may be turning away from violence. 

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From "Black Day" in South Korea to South Carolina's "Secession Day."

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No Way Out

Syria's Palestinian refugees thought Egypt would be safe. Now they want to get to Europe.

On Friday, 50 Syrian and Palestinian refugees detained in the Montaza II police station in Alexandria, Egypt began a hunger strike. Men, women, and even some children are participating.The UN High Commissioner for Refugees confirmed that they refused food Friday morning, and said that it is in touch with the police and the refugees, trying to convince them to eat.

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The Baltic nation must grapple with a national tragedy in addition to the economic and political complications of its entry into the Euro zone in January.

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The blockbuster nuclear deal reached early Sunday morning in Geneva between Iran and the U.S.-led coalition is both less and more consequential than early reports suggest. And there is a good chance that its real value—whether it prevents Iran’s nuclear ambitions or inadvertently opens the door to an Iranian bomb—may not be known until President Barack Obama turns into the home stretch for his second term, after the 2014 midterms.

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The Murder Capital of the World Won't Debate Gun Control

Honduras has a gun problem, but its presidential candidates won't discuss it

It's election season in the murder capital of the world. And presidential candidates won't even discuss guns.

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