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Muzzling the dogs of war
Former US State Department Director of Policy Planning advocates President Obama's recent political manoeuvres on Syria.
Last updated: 20 Sep 2013 10:00 GMT
Why massive national security leaks are good for us
Until our dystopian classification system is overhauled, leaks remain an essential public service.
Last updated: 23 Feb 2013 16:49 GMT
Gun lobby's bad aim shoots down myth of 'constitutional conservatism'
It's not constitutional scholarship that's missing on the right - it's knowledge of "Schoolhouse Rock", says Rosenberg.
Last updated: 06 Feb 2013 09:40 GMT
Blood sport politics
Both major US parties routinely use their power when they win to redraw electoral districts' lines to favour themselves.
Last updated: 02 Oct 2012 03:30 GMT
Feast of fools
How American democracy became the property of a commercial oligarchy.
Lewis H Lapham
Last updated: 29 Sep 2012 12:23 GMT
Praying at the Church of St Drone
President Obama's role in the 'kill list' is unprecedented - he can directly bypass checks-and-balances, writes author.
Last updated: 07 Jun 2012 06:07 GMT
Bradley Manning: American hero
Four reasons why Pfc Bradley Mannning deserves the Presidential Medal of Freedom, not a prison cell.
Last updated: 09 Jul 2011 09:56 GMT
Midterms: money changes everything
Political donations from nefarious groups are strangling US democracy, and a former Bush adviser is cashing in.
Last updated: 01 Nov 2010 20:40 GMT
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Voting in the 'world's social media capital'
Indonesia's digerati could be crucial to success in the country's upcoming presidential election.
Socrates and the Corinthians' Democracy
How Brazil's football legend turned every Corinthians' match into a political meeting for democracy.
Thousands flee Pakistan's Waziristan conflict
As the Pakistani army battles Taliban forces, civilians in North Waziristan face an arduous escape for relative safety.
Gold rush for Nepal's ‘Himalayan Viagra’
Nepalese trade in a libido-boosting fungus is booming but experts warn over-exploitation could destroy ecosystem.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
How it started in Gaza
Israel's dissenting voices get lost in the war echo chamber
Good torture, bad torture
The Gaza conundrum: To invade or not to invade
US complicity in Israel's attack on Gaza
Nora Lester Murad
Riada Asimovic Akyol
In Pictures: Assault on Gaza continues
Israeli air strikes continue as the Palestinian death toll has reached more than 100, and several hundred more injured.
In Pictures: Lyari trades guns for football
World Cup fever grips southern Pakistani town notorious for gang wars and drug peddling.
In Pictures: S Sudan's joyless anniversary
On the third anniversary of South Sudan’s independence the country’s humanitarian crisis is spiraling out of control.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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