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Conquering Russia and the 'heartland'
What happens when US moralistic interventionism collides with Russian imperial inertia?
Last updated: 14 Jul 2014 08:37 GMT
'Despising' Judith Butler and the future of Zionism
The only hope for a lasting peace in Israel and/or Palestine lies in a reimagination of the two nationalisms.
Last updated: 29 Mar 2014 11:10 GMT
Obama and the transformation illusion
The US president's floundering overshadows himself when the real problems seem to be avoided.
Last updated: 06 Jan 2013 10:59 GMT
What Romney's lies are trying to hide
Romney's lifetime in predatory finance is allegedly centred on 'destroying the American dream'.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2012 12:34 GMT
The failure of Republican economics
Those clinging to Bush-era ideologies and illusions show they simply do not understand economics.
Last updated: 06 Aug 2012 18:51 GMT
Gore Vidal remembered: 'Every time a friend succeeds, I die a little'
The celebrated author, playwright, politician and commentator was a leader of US literary culture for six decades.
Last updated: 04 Aug 2012 10:12 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
Echoes of 2004 election haunt 2012
What can the US presidential candidates learn from the lesson of John Kerry's campaign against George W Bush?
Last updated: 28 Jul 2012 10:58 GMT
The slumbering giant of American democracy
Most Americans want an end to war and more money spent on healthcare - could this be the beginning of their awakening?
Last updated: 10 Jun 2012 16:00 GMT
Equality in army and society
It is time to accept that women and men are equal even in war, says author.
Last updated: 16 May 2012 11:29 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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