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Myanmar: Transition Within Transition

The elections are over and the transition towards a democratic government in Myanmar is currently underway. However, the sailing isn't smooth. By Rajiv Bhatia.

Aiding Central America's "Women on the Run"

By issuing tourist and humanitarian visas to migrants, the Mexican government could begin to move past the failures of U.S.-backed border militarization. By Gabriela Díaz Prieto and Sarah Gammage.

Minigrids: The Next Energy Beacon

Village-scale solar-powered minigrids are the most promising path for India to meet its linked aims of GDP growth and access to electricity for all. By Sarraju Narasinga Rao.

The Big Short Review

Adam McKay and a stellar cast deliver an entertaining movie about hedge fund managers betting against a corrupt financial system. By Joshua Pringle.

Viewpoints: North Korea Tests Nuclear Bomb

North Korea conducted its fourth hydrogen bomb test last week, and reactions from around the world have ranged from outrage and alarm to dismissiveness.

Viewpoints: What the World Thinks About Donald Trump

As Donald Trump spits vitriol at Muslims and spouts belligerent solutions to international conflict, what does the rest of the world think of the man who is leading the Republican race?

Viewpoints: Paris Climate Summit

At the biggest summit since Copenhagen, negotiators from developed and developing countries converge in Paris to hammer out a meaningful international agreement to combat climate change.

Middle East

ISIS, Turkey and Oil: Interview with Pelicourt

James Stafford

Viewpoints: Violence Between Israel and Palestine

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Gas Discoveries in the East Mediterranean

Antonia Dimou

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Europe

Is Russia Plotting to Bring Down OPEC?

Dalan McEndree

Germany's Energy Model for India

Jivanta Schöttli

Europe's Growing Right Resurgence

Neelam Deo

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Asia-Pacific

Falling Price of Solar Affects India-U.S. Nuclear Deal

Amit Bhandari

China's Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Akshay Mathur

Business Underpins India-U.S. Defense Deal

Sameer Patil

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Americas

Latin America's Expanding Wealth Gap

Ailana Navarez

Political Climate Shifting Against Oil and Gas Industry

Nick Cunningham

U.S. Aid for Central America Echoes Past Mistakes

Quintijn Kat

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Africa

Food Insecurity and Climate Change in Egypt

Joshua Goldfond

Renew the African Growth and Opportunity Act

Udunopa B. Abalu

Ebola: A Global Wake-Up Call

Chinua Akukwe

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