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Afghanistan: Countdown to US withdrawal
Attention may now turn from the Arab uprisings to Afghanistan as the US and NATO forces prepare to leave in 2014.
Last updated: 27 Oct 2013 20:01 GMT
The illusion of American exceptionalism
Despite Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya and Syria, the idea of American exceptionalism remains embedded in the US psyche.
Last updated: 18 Sep 2013 10:06 GMT
The consequences of Cameron's Syria defeat
Parliament's rejection of Syria intervention will have important repercussions in Britain as well as abroad.
Last updated: 01 Sep 2013 13:06 GMT
Syria's escalating crisis
Excessive ideological zeal, immoderate sincerity and determination to fight to the finish are fuelling Syria's crisis.
Last updated: 26 Aug 2013 14:15 GMT
Updated: Experts reflect on Egypt's turmoil
A cross section of Middle East analysts discuss the implications of the latest wave of violence in Egypt.
Last updated: 23 Aug 2013 13:27 GMT
In Orwellian Egypt, a state of denial rules
Behind the bloody conflict in Egypt is a state of denial among competing actors of each other's place in society.
Last updated: 06 Aug 2013 10:17 GMT
A "democratic" coup
The military overthrow of President Morsi is not a coup for democracy, but an old remedy that has long failed.
Last updated: 23 Jul 2013 14:19 GMT
Quran burning: Mistake, crime, and metaphor
The failure of the US to appreciate the seriousness of Quran burnings undermines claims of benevolence in Afghanistan.
Last updated: 09 Mar 2012 18:18 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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