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A Week of Transitions in Africa: Will Togo be Next?  


February 16, 2018 · Ann Toews

Corruption allegations and political unrest in Africa have too often prompted halfhearted concessions or constitutional tweaking by strongmen bent on staying in power. But the past week’s two notable ...

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What Makes FPRI Different?


February 15, 2018 · Michael P. Noonan

How is the Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) different from other think tanks? In some ways, as Vincent Vega said in Pulp Fiction, “it’s the little differences,” but in ...

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Déjà Vu All Over Again: China Re-Opens Flight Route M503


January 18, 2018 · Thomas J. Shattuck

On January 4, the People’s Republic of China announced the opening of four new flight routes over the Taiwan Strait. Instead of giving the region some time to process ...

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The Revolution Will Not Be Streamed—Yet


January 3, 2018 · Richard Kraemer

The current protests throughout Iran are unprecedented in its post-revolutionary history. They are driven primarily by a popular sense of economic indignity borne of decades of mismanagement, rampant cronyism, ...

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How Sweden’s Anti-Semitism Problem Challenges Its Core Values


December 20, 2017 · Benjamin Katzeff Silberstein

Swedish News Channel Coverage of Synagogue Attack For a Swedish Jew, it’s a strange time to be home to see friends and family. Over the past few weeks, Jewish ...

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