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[l] at 11/20/22 4:00pm
Controlling Ukraine's nuclear power plants has been a key Russian war aim from the start. Moscow's disapproval had grown as Kyiv has gravitated to the US sphere of influence over nuclear energy. - 2022/10 / article
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[l] at 11/18/22 8:28am
More than a week on from the US midterm elections, the last results were still trickling in, but it was already clear that the Republican Party would be disappointed with its performance. Traditionally, midterms produce losses for the incumbent party – as was the case in the Reagan, Clinton, Obama and Trump presidencies. President Biden has dodged this bullet. The relief his success affords may encourage him to seek another term in office in 2024 (he will be 82). - 2022/11 / article, Dossier
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[l] at 11/17/22 4:00pm
Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan has opened a new chasm in US-China relations, sweeping away prospects for cooperation and leaving only intensified military competition with an increased risk of war. - 2022/09 / article
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[l] at 11/17/22 4:00pm
The ‘shale revolution' enabled the US to achieve energy self-sufficiency after decades of reliance on imports. That independence has emboldened it to use energy as an instrument of foreign policy. - 2022/06 / article
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[l] at 11/17/22 4:00pm
Maintaining pre-eminent superpower status has been an explicit US goal for 30 years. Withdrawal from Afghanistan didn't change that goal, and the present tough stance over Ukraine and long-term competition with China confirm it. - 2022/03 / article, 2022/03 Russia-Ukraine
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[l] at 11/16/22 4:00pm
The French and British governments have vowed to tackle cross-Channel people trafficking. Policing and surveillance have been stepped up and gangs dismantled. But still migrants risk taking to the sea. - 2022/07 / article
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[l] at 11/14/22 7:26am
The month's archives. - 2022/11 / perspective
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[l] at 11/13/22 4:00pm
Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russia and Ukraine have created separate, antagonistic narratives of their history. Both, however, reject their communist past. - 2022/05 / article
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[l] at 11/9/22 9:17am
On 15 August 2021, after the withdrawal of international troops, Taliban fighters entered Kabul and seized power in Afghanistan. The following year brought drought, conflict, the pandemic, the suspension of foreign aid and Joe Biden's transfer of frozen Afghan assets in the US to the families of 9/11 victims. Now nine out of ten Afghans suffer from food insecurity. Could this have been avoided? The country has a history of instability and foreign interference by the Great Powers. An earlier (...) - Ebooks / ebook, Dossier
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[l] at 11/9/22 9:12am
What if climate breakdown were closely linked to the social crisis around the world? Those with political and financial power are promoting a model of excessive consumption, imitated by the middle classes, despite its devastating effect on the planet. If those at the top supported degrowth, the rest would follow. - 2008/06 / article, Exclusive, Classic texts
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[l] at 11/1/22 5:00pm
Influential rightwing ideologue Yoram Hazony believes in the supremacy of Jewish values. That precept has now been enshrined in Israeli law. - 2022/09 / article, 2022/09 Palestine
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[l] at 11/1/22 4:06am
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Sources: Uranium Maps and Statistics, www.wise-uranium.org; International Atomic Energy Agency, 2022; World Nuclear Association; UNCTAD, ‘The State of Commodity Dependence 2021' - Middle East / Map, 2022/11 nuclear middle east

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[l] at 11/1/22 3:45am
There's a growing gulf between the aspirations of Tunisia's people and the will of its political elite. Kais Saied's new constitution is seen by many as a counterrevolution and the end of the Arab Spring. - 2022/11 / article
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[l] at 11/1/22 3:45am
The West promised its sanctions package would hit Russia hard without hurting its own people. Eight months on, it's far from certain that either claim is true. - 2022/11 / article
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[l] at 11/1/22 3:45am
A burgeoning middle class has been central to China's economic growth since before Xi Jinping came to power in 2012. But as he begins his historic third term, the Chinese dream has stopped delivering. - 2022/11 / article
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[l] at 11/1/22 3:45am
Johannesburg-born William Kentridge, artist, director, performer, brings his dazzling work, rooted in criticism of apartheid and its legacy, to London's Royal Academy in an immersive, electrifying show - 2022/11 / article
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[l] at 11/1/22 3:45am
There are fortunes to be made from illegal logging in Romania, and much of it comes from state-managed forests. The rot extends all the way from the forest floor to the top of government. - 2022/11 / article
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[l] at 10/31/22 5:00pm
The British army has a bad reputation in Kenya dating back to colonial times, but until recently it has been beyond the reach of the country's law. As the charge sheet grows, that may be changing. - 2022/10 / article

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