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  • Scottish referendum

    First, David Cameron may cease to be the leader of the Conservative Party and the prime minister of the United Kingdom. He would be removed by ...

  • Italy swamped with asylum-seekers

    This time it’s different. It’s the name of the operation the Italian navy is running to save asylum seekers from drowning on the dangerous voyage ...

  • The Gaza war: nobody wins

    He was describing the Caucus Race, but it sounds quite a lot like the Gaza war, doesn’t it? What’s different is that at the end of the Caucus ...

  • Ebola: the economics of infection

    It could get much worse. If Ebola successfully made the jump to a more prosperous, densely populated country like Nigeria, whose citizens travel ...

  • Who needs feminism?

    Based on that definition, the current viral rant about cats and girls not needing feminism and the subsequent backlash to counter that position ...

  • The legacy of the First World War

    Very few people thought that war was a bad thing in 1914. Losing a war could be a bad thing, but the obvious solution to that problem was to be ...

  • Gaza: a little context

    Hamas would be quite willing to give up firing its pathetic rockets —which have so far killed a grand total of three civilians in Israel — if ...

  • U.S. spies in Germany spell the end of trust

    After the most recent revelations about American spying in Germany, there was considerable speculation among members of the Bundestag ...

  • How things will unfold in Ukraine

    Newly elected Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said cautiously that this could be “the beginning of the turning point in the fight against ...

  • Hong Kong says yes to democracy

    Clearly, some important people in the Communist regime are very unhappy about the “civil referendum” on democracy that has just ended in Hong ...