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Whatever role fundamentalism plays in the new government, there is almost certain to be a struggle for power with the military.
Why does the U.S. consider Iran dangerous? How close is Iran to developing a nuclear weapon? What’s the history behind the hostility between us?
Darfur, explained… The new nation of South Sudan… the ongoing violence, and issues still to be resolved.
Understanding the controversy: the most persuasive arguments on both sides… what the law allows… and more.
Confused by the debates? Find out who’s proposing what, and what the commentators are saying.
The war is over; Qaddafi is dead. How did a disorganized group of rebels prevail over the dictator’s well-trained military? And what sort of government will emerge?
Earthquake, tsunami, nuclear crisis—key facts, what’s happening at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, conflicting opinion on nuclear power, and more.
States across the U.S. are in financial trouble. The recession has reduced tax revenues, while Medicaid and other costs have grown. Officials disagree over the best response…
Many Americans fear that China will overtake us as the world’s dominant power. But China faces huge challenges of its own…
The organization has so far made public more than 700,000 sensitive or classified documents written by U.S. military and diplomatic personnel.