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Is This the End? - NYTimes.com

Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Category: World

From www.nytimes.com

If we can’t imagine our own deaths, as Freud insisted, how can we be expected to imagine the death of a city?

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The Great Oil Fallacy The National Interest

Saturday, December 1, 2012
Category: World

From nationalinterest.org

The prosaic reality is that oil is a commodity much like any other. As with every major commodity, oil markets have some special features that affect supply, demand and prices. But oil is no more special or critical than coal, gas or metals—let alone food.

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Argentina holds ′death flights′ trial

Thursday, November 29, 2012
Category: World

From blogs.aljazeera.com

The methods used to disappear people were many, but one of them started to be judged on Wednesday. They were known as the death flights: Political opponents were tossed into airplanes, stripped naked and drugged to later be thrown alive to the river or ocean to drown.

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On to the next one Marc Lynch

Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Category: World

From lynch.foreignpolicy.com

Obama′s caution and pragmatism in the face of regional turmoil, along with his real commitments to helping with democratic transitions, finding a path to Israeli-Palestinian peace, engaging moderate Islamists and fighting al Qaeda, are unlikely to change.

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Freedom & Diversity: A Liberal Pentagram for Living Together by Timothy Garton Ash The New York Review of Books

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Monday, November 26, 2012
Category: World

From www.nybooks.com

“Multiculturalism” has become a term of wholly uncertain meaning. Does it refer to a social reality? A set of policies? A normative theory? An ideology? Last year, I served on a Council of Europe working group with members from eight other European countries.

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In East Africa, bag the safaris and head for the cities - The Washington Post

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Sunday, November 25, 2012
Category: World

From www.washingtonpost.com

Africa’s cities are the real Africa, the one you don’t see on the Discovery Channel.

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AND THERE′S ANOTHER CONTINENT More Intelligent Life

Saturday, November 24, 2012
Category: World

From moreintelligentlife.com

40 years ago, the Oostvaardersplassen was underwater. Its name, which unfolds into English as "the place through which ships sail on the way from Amsterdam to the East Indies", alludes to its former status as sea.

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The United Kingdom is still a Warrior Nation.

Saturday, November 24, 2012
Category: World

From thinpinstripedline.blogspot.com

For all the moaning in the Telegraph about how dreadful it is that the UK can ‘only’ deploy 8-10,000 troops on sustained operations, one should ask in return, how many other countries can do just this? The UK is one of a handful of countries able to operate this many troops, and sustain, resupply and replace them, at long distances.

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The Dark Romance and Grim Reality of Life in the French Foreign Legion Vanity Fair

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Thursday, November 22, 2012
Category: World

From www.vanityfair.com

Forget your civilian reflexes. War has its own logic. Be smart. For you the fighting does not require a purpose. It does not require your allegiance to France. The motto of the Legion is Legio Patria Nostra.

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Christopher Stevens and the Problem of American Diplomacy - NYTimes.com

Thursday, November 15, 2012
Category: World

From www.nytimes.com

Lost in all this partisan wrangling was the fact that American diplomacy has already undergone vast changes in the past few decades and is now so heavily encumbered by fortresslike embassies, body armor and motorcades that it is almost unrecognizable.

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