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Iran's June 14 presidential election results, announced the day after voting was held, were nothing less than a political earthquake.
As they go to the polls, ordinary Iranians understand that one of the most salient facts of life in Iran--the international sanctions regime--will not be on the ballot.
Iraq's Kurds may at last have their own state. But is it the one they wanted?
A poem: To all the men and women who sing change change change Mee-ahn mar--we never heard of you before.
This week's summit between the presidents of the U.S. and China is being welcomed as a virtually unprecedented opportunity for each side.
Something is dreadfully wrong with Hungary--and it could spread to the rest of Europe.
Sierra Leone may be slowly transcending its ethnic-based politics, but poverty remains an omnipresent threat to its development and democracy.
Central Europe has become an Apartheid region where Roma and non-Roma inhabit increasingly separate and decidedly unequal worlds.
The rise of Japan's reactionary right suggests that the country has yet to come to terms with its actions in World War II.
If right wingers are going to purge "ethnic studies" from America's textbooks, then they'll have to purge history too.