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NATO’s Dilemma: How Tough to Get With Russia

The alliance must decide at its leaders summit this week how to react militarily to the incursions into Ukraine without getting into a dangerous standoff with...

NATO Approves New Force Aimed at Deterring Russia

(NEWPORT, Wales) — Seeking to counter Russian aggression, NATO leaders approved plans Friday to dispatch several thousand troops in Eastern Europe that could...

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The Year in Protest 2013

Three years after crowds in Tunisia forced long-time dictator President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali into flight, and kicked off what would later be termed the “Arab...

Afghanistan’s Record Opium Year

Opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan rose to a new high of more than 200,000 hectares in 2013, a 36% increase over last year, the United Nations Office on...

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