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The war that broke out last week between Russia and Georgia is a terrifying reminder that the disintegration of the Soviet Union is far from over.
A new mega-mall in Dhaka is symbolic of the flawed approach to solving Bangladesh's problems.
Let's face it, sports fans, baseball, like most of the great cultural institutions of our country, is a major multi-billion dollar business.
There are some signs that the ever-globalized mass media is helping to portray sport-led political protest to a large audience, yet the effectiveness of the protests surrounding the 2008 Olympics in China will quickly fade away.
David Maraniss' latest book Rome 1960: The Olympics that Changed the World demonstrates how Beijing 2008 is simply another chapter in the quest for separation between sports and state.
Forty years after the historic 1968 Olympics, the eyes of the world are focused on Beijing.
Breaking taboos, athlete Joey Cheek mixes sports and politics with Team Darfur.
A Malian timber scandal points to a positive side of China's controversial growing presence in Africa.
Sports are helping bridge the gap between the United States and North Korea.
Will George W. Bush, prodded by his pitchfork-wielding vice president, bomb Iran before the end of his term?