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The American South as self and other
Slavery was a global institution, not a Southern one; its legacy, in the form of the Tea Party, is global too.
Last updated: 29 Nov 2013 07:59 GMT
Triumphs and tragedies of US conventions
As the Democratic and Republican conventions convene, Al Jazeera looks at the hits and misses of past gatherings.
Last updated: 03 Sep 2012 18:53 GMT
US author Gore Vidal dies at 86
Bestselling author of novels, play and essays was admired as independent thinker on literature, culture and politics.
Last updated: 01 Aug 2012 07:30 GMT
The Virtue-less war of the 'Nintendo bomber'
As unbridled use of drones in Afghanistan and Pakistan continues, another casualty of war may be democracy in the US
Muhammad Idrees Ahmad
Last updated: 28 Jun 2011 09:22 GMT
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Hopeful Georgia takes baby steps towards EU
Preliminary deal with the European Union would bring the post-Soviet country closer to the Western bloc.
Dubious wisdom: Assad's waiting game
Lacking his father's political cunning, Bashar al-Assad can thank the hard work of others for his survival.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Egypt's wave of painkiller addiction
An opiate called tramadol has become increasingly popular in Egypt, but many are unaware of its dangers.
Infographic: Keeping Palestinians occupied
The number of Israeli settlers in the West Bank has doubled since the Oslo Accords were signed 20 years ago.
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Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
The best option to settle the CAR crisis?
Why Was Arafat Killed?
The rise and rise of Islamic music
Is Croatia's 'yes' vote tyranny of the majority?
Jewish suffering, Palestinian suffering
Ukraine: A victim of Euro-Russian divide?
In pictures: Ukrainian protesters set up camp
In the largest demonstration since the Orange Revolution, protesters vow to occupy central square until demands are met.
A temporary truce in Thai protests
Tensions ease between police and anti-government demonstrators as country pauses to observe king's birthday.
In Pictures: Troubled paradise of Kashmir
Kashmir's inherent beauty remains undiminished despite years of conflict that has swept the region.
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