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Myanmar News: Aang San Suu Kyi Wants to Be President, But Will the Country's Generals Stop Her?

Suu Kyi is the country's most popular leader and her ascension to the top would be a Nelson Mandela type moment. However, the political barriers set in place by the military might not allow it.

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4 Reasons Obama's Meeting With Xi Jinping Is So Critical

One Friday these two presidents will meet for the first time as heads of state. This meeting will be a break from recent history and has potential to transform US-China relations.
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Congo War 2013: UN Security Council Authorizes 'Intervention Brigade'

This is an unprecedented mandate to take military action against rebel forces to bring peace to the eastern portion of the country.
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North Korea: Strange Behavior Of Late Leads to Even Stranger Conclusions About Its Aims

Over the last four weeks North Korea balanced extreme brinkmanship by opening itself to the world through a variety of different ways, giving considerable insight into the country.
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Pakistani Ambassador Charged With Blasphemy in Proof Of Uneasy Alliance With U.S.

Sherry Rehman, the Pakistani Ambassador to the U.S., has been charged with blasphemy — a crime punishable by death in Pakistan. It should be a wake-up call that our alliance is purely strategic.
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China Passport Controversy: Disputed Territories Annexed Just Like in a Strategy Game

Newly issued Chinese passports are causing controversy because a map inside claims disputed territories as Chinese. This is typical for a country that treats diplomacy like a game.

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Xi Jinping: Do Not Expect Political Reform From New Chinese Leadership

Chairman of the Communist Party Hu Jintao and premier Wen Jiabao have stepped down, but new premier Xi Jinping offers little hope for political reform or transparency.
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Who Won the Presidential Debate: President Obama (and With Style)

Follow along for live updates and commentary during the third presidential debate, to be held at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida, and focusing on the topic of foreign policy.
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India Economic Growth: Once a Shining Economy, India is in Danger of Running Out of Gas

“India Shining” has been the unofficial slogan for India since the turn of the 21st century, but today, the Indian economy is like a car sputtering forward and now slowly running out of fuel.