Tag: International Politics

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Can Politico Make Brussels sexy?

A New York gossip reporter makes her way in the wilds of European bureaucracy.

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Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement Isn't Over Yet

The young people fighting for democracy will be back.

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The Digital Arms Race: NSA Preps America for Future Battle

Documents from Edward Snowden show that the intelligence agency is arming America for future digital wars—a struggle for control of the Internet that is already well underway.

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Steven Seagal's Fight for Mother Russia

The aging action star’s second wind abroad: political maneuvering, many guns and, most importantly, a market for his B movies.

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The Social Laboratory

On Singapore’s attempt to create a more harmonious society using mass surveillance and data analysis.

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President Chill

A profile of Uruguay President José Mujica, a former revolutionary who’s been shot six times, was imprisoned for 14 years and, since taking office, has shunned the presidential mansion in favor of a small farm while legalizing gay marriage, abortion and marijuana.

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U.S. Secretly Created 'Cuban Twitter' to Stir Unrest

An investigation into the ill-fated text messaging platform ZunZuneo.

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The Traitor

The case against Jonathan Pollard, an American who spied for Israel.

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He Remade Our World

Dick Cheney and the political history of warrantless surveillance.

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The Loneliness of Vladimir Putin

The Russian president has crushed all dissent, but he’s more vulnerable than ever.

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Secrets From Belfast

An oral history project involving former IRA members becomes a prolonged court battle over a four-decade-old murder.

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Palace Intrigue

François Hollande campaigned as “Monsieur Normal,” but after taking office as France’s President, a single tweet exposed his twisted 20-year love triangle.