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Thursday, September 12, 2013

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Putin's Open Letter to America | U.N. is Tested as Syria's Fate Hangs in the Balance | Five Years After the Collapse, The Debate Over Financial Regulation Rages On | For Rep. Sanchez, Questions on Syria Remain | Family Planning: Challenges & Choices in Africa | Fears of Global Population Boom Overblown | Solutions for Curbing the Shadow Government

Putin's Open Letter to America

In an op-ed published yesterday in The New York Times, Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke directly to the American people. Putin argues that a U.S. strike could throw the entire s...

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U.N. is Tested as Syria's Fate Hangs in the Balance

Is it possible to make the U.N. work as Secretary Kerry and his Russian counterpart meet in Geneva? Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nancy Soderberg, says we should not l...

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Five Years After the Collapse, The Debate Over Financial Regulation Rages On

Some say we've turned a corner since the collapse of Lehman Brothers and that the financial industry is able to prevent another crash like the one suffered in 2008. But others, like J...

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For Rep. Sanchez, Questions on Syria Remain

Members of Congress returned to work on Wednesday, and though President Obama called off a vote on military action, questions remain over exactly how and when a diplomatic resolution ...

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Family Planning: Challenges & Choices in Africa

Anders Kelto, Africa Correspondent for The World, shares a glimpse of the issues Ethiopia, Kenya, and South Africa face when it comes to family planning. Those issues range from getti...

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Fears of Global Population Boom Overblown

According to a United Nations estimate, the global population is expected to balloon to 10 billion by the year 2100, which has naturally caused people to worry. But not everyone is bu...

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Solutions for Curbing the Shadow Government

What if you knew that the government had a massive secret master plan outlining its response to a series of improbable disasters? William Arkin is a former U.S. Army intelligence offi...

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