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August 30, 2011
  
  
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International
MICAH HALPERN, 886 WORDS
There are no significant parallels that can be extrapolated from the overthrow in Libya to the unrest and potential for overthrow in Syria.
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ArtInternational
DAN DURAY, 1792 WORDS
Egypt's antiquities are among the most adored in the world. How will the country's new bosses supply them?
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International
CATHY YOUNG, 1012 WORDS
Twenty years ago, what some saw as Soviet communism's comeback turned out to be its last gasp. Perhaps, then, what's happening in Russia today is not the death of a free society but its long and agonizing birth.
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International
RONALD BAILEY, 904 WORDS
Why the U.S. should not fear China.
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International
TERRY ALLEN, 4303 WORDS
Fear of unrest and hunger for profit are sparking massive acquisitions of farmland.
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International
TED RALL, 2226 WORDS
The verbiage deployed by American officials, dutifully transcribed by journo-stenographers at press briefings, sends nearly as loud a message as a laser-guided Hellfire missile slamming into a wedding party: Afghan lives mean nothing.
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EssaysInternational
MICAH HALPERN, 768 WORDS
A decade after the September 11th attacks, it is clearer that terrorists targeted the U.S. for what it represents -- not for any specific actions it took or did not take.
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SpiritualityInternational
GEORGE FISH, 1280 WORDS
The Vatican has nearly kicked Roy Bourgeois out of the priesthood for supporting women's ordination.
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InternationalEssays
URI GORDON, 1776 WORDS
There remains the same need to dispel misconceptions about anarchism, bred of the unholy matrimony between plain ignorance and vile slander.
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International
CHRIS LEHMANN, 1069 WORDS
Don't believe the humility: The mogul's empire is not crumbling.
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International
MICAH HALPERN, 942 WORDS
Unfortunately, the vast majority of analysts, pundits, talking heads and even policy makers in the Western world understand their own world very well but fail to realize that the rest of the world is not like them.
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ArtInternational
DAN DURAY, 1850 WORDS
Once an artwork is stolen, what, exactly, does a knowledgeable thief do with it?
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International
CATHY YOUNG, 825 WORDS
In the aftermath of Anders Breivik's terrorist rampage in Norway, a "blame the Jews" theme has emerged: assertions that Breivik was driven by fanatical devotion to Israel.
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International
MICAH HALPERN, 846 WORDS
Turkey has come to understand that, because of Greece, they will never be accepted into the EU. Ankara increasingly views Iran as an ally and trading partner.
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Politics-U.S.International
MARKOS MOULITSAS, 606 WORDS
Whether American conservatives admit it or not, Anders Breivik was motivated by their hostility to a growingly diverse world.
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International
SUSAN J. DOUGLAS, 723 WORDS
What's so interesting about Britain is its bipolar news culture: It has the very worst and also the very best of what journalism has to offer.
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Film & TVInternational
SHIKHA DALMIA, 2403 WORDS
In the post-September 11th era, which is the bigger threat to fundamentalist Islam: the Pentagon or Mumbai?
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InternationalSpirituality
CATHY YOUNG, 702 WORDS
The tragedy in Norway stands as a stark rebuttal to the dictum, popular in anti-Islam circles, that "all Muslims are terrorists but all terrorists are Muslims." While the modernization of Islam is an urgent necessity, "Anti-Jihadist" ideology, spread by many bloggers, denies the possibility of such change.
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International
MICHELLE CHEN, 1143 WORDS
The underlying criminality at Newscorp lies in a vulgar laissez faire corporate culture in which honesty and critical thought are dismissed as an impediment to commercial success.
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InternationalBusiness
MARGARET HEFFERNAN, 849 WORDS
The phone hacking scandal isn't the unfortunate byproduct of a few rogue freelancers. Nor was it unforeseeable. Rather, it was the product of a series of systemic failures any one of which was visible, but each one of which Murdoch and his managers chose to ignore.
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