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Your Pillows Might Be Killing Your Neck

2019-03-23

After waking up with a searing pain that radiates down to my shoulders, I hunt for the culprit.

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Iraq Prepares to Evict U.S. Troops

2019-03-22

Pro-Iran factions are pushing for the move just as the Islamic State is starting to hit back.

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The New Zealand Attack and the Global Challenge of Far-Right Extremism

2019-03-22

Far-right attacks across the globe have increased because of immigration fears, far-right utilization of social media, and the inter-connectedness of extremist networks around the globe.

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The Dark Web Enabled the Christchurch Killer

2019-03-18

The attack in New Zealand was inspired in part by the Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik, but the real threat is lone wolves lurking in the far corners of the Internet.

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Don’t Get Your Hopes Up About Algeria

2019-03-18

The Middle East’s latest protests seem like the Arab Spring all over again. That’s no reason for optimism.

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The Inspiration for Terrorism in New Zealand Came From France

2019-03-16

The gunman who massacred Muslims was inspired by ideas that have circulated for decades on the French far-right.

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The Social Solution to Automation

2019-03-05

n our efficiency-obsessed society, new technologies are deployed with the single-minded objective of boosting productivity and eliminating the need for human labor

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Trump Intervention in Venezuela and the Monroe Doctrine

2019-02-13

After US orchestrated the challenge to President Maduro legitimacy in Venezuela and recognizing the leader of general assembly Guaido as an interim president...

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Feeding the Ten Billion

2019-02-06

Our diets are becoming less healthy, and global food production is increasingly unsustainable. A new report suggests that the planet can sustainably provide a healthy diet for ten billion people in the future...

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A Year to Act

2019-01-08

t has been 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, and despite significant progress toward improving life expectancy and boosting incomes around the world

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AI for Human Development

2019-01-06

Technologies powered by artificial intelligence are being applied to some of the world’s most challenging human-development issues

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The End of the Democratic Century

2018-12-29

Autocracys Global Ascendance

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The World Has Failed Children in Conflict Zones

2018-12-29

This Human Rights Day (December 10) marks the 70th anniversary of the United Nations General Assemblys adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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The True Origins of ISIS

2018-12-02

A secret biography suggests that Abu Ali al-Anbari defined the group’s radical approach more than any other person.

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Russian - Ukrainian Incident Increases International Tension

2018-12-02

The success of this week’s G-20 meeting is threatened by the increasing tensions between the Ukraine and Russia.

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Prepare for Trump Administration Turnovers

2018-11-24

The mid term elections are over and Americans are preparing for a number of resignations and firings inside the White House

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Why We Need a Space Force

2018-10-06

The Trump administrations push to create a new military department, known as the Space Force, has generated a fair amount of skepticism and more than a few nerdy jokes

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Arabic Political Comedy: A Vector for Liberalization?

2018-10-06

To understand the thirst for this type of media it is important to reflect on past developments in Arabic language news

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The Worrisome Mystery of a Saudi Journalist’s Whereabouts

2018-10-06

If Riyadh did in fact order Khashoggi’s detention, it may be miscalculating the likely negative impact on U.S. diplomacy and Western investment.

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Situation Continues to Heat up in and Around Syria

2018-09-23

What happened and how will these incidents impact the ongoing fighting in Syria?

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Supreme religious authority and the dilemma of forming the next Iraqi government

2018-09-11

the supreme religious authority reminded the citizens by inviting them previously to participate freely and widely in the elections to choose the best

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Strategic Insights: Revolutionary Change Is Coming to Strategic Leadership

2018-09-04

Clausewitz famously observed that war has an enduring nature and a changing character that evolves over time as technology, society, economics, and politics shift. This observation also applies to strategic leadership: it too has an enduring nature and a

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The State of Information Warfare Part II: The Manchurian Candidates

2018-09-04

The Manchurian Candidate is a novel by Richard Condon, first published in 1959

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Can Turkey Rewrite the Crisis-Management Rules?

2018-08-18

Turkey is trying to rewrite the chapter on crisis management in the emerging-market playbook...

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