5 overlooked stories that could reshape world affairs
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If history is any guide, humility is the best policy.
Today’s conflicts are fought by soldiers masquerading as civilians.
In focusing on capital earnings, the economist leaves out an important part of the equation: corruption.
Economic disparities aren’t new. But from Piketty to the pope, talking about them is.
“The guardsmen beat them with their fists and the butts of their rifles, taking away their personal belongings before setting fire to the car.”
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Video:What do pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine, Hamas, Hezbollah have in common? @FareedZakaria has a good answer.
Friday, July 18 2014 – 11:06 a.m A surface-to-air missile shot down a passenger plane over Ukraine, killing all 298 people aboard. Ukraine and Russia traded blame, but it remained unclear who was responsible. Israel launched a ground offensive against Hamas in the Gaza Strip after a temporary cease-fire. Nuclear negotiations between Iran and world […] Hear audio
All eyes are on Latin America for the World Cup – a celebration not just of sport, but also of the progress that much of the region has enjoyed in the past decade. The years ahead, however, will prove more challenging, cautions Moisés Naím, Senior Associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington DC.
Ukrainian officials open peace talks without including rebel leaders. Voters in India elect a new government. And American drones aid the search for the missing Nigerian girls. A panel of journalists joins guest host Tom Gjelten for analysis of the week's top international news stories. Hear audio