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Between Autocracy and Democracy in Hong Kong: Is Compromise Possible?

Hong Kong is part of China, but enjoys a charmed existence. Administered separately from the rest of the People's Republic of China, the territory respects civil liberties while hosting the world's freest economy. But democratic Hong...Show More Summary

What Are Some of the Biggest Misconceptions About Africa?

Why are police officers allowed to lie to suspects in the US?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+. Answer by Jake Freyer, African Studies major at Harvard College Africa is fertile. Show More Summary

Radio hosts debate politics, election at Los Angeles' Alex Theater

Commentators about politics and culture featured on Salem Radio, Dennis Prager, Michael Medved, Hugh Hewitt, and Katie Pavlich debate before an audience of their fans and detractors. The debate was moderated by Brian Wittman and Elisha Krauss of The Morning Answer team on 870 KRLA The Answer in Los Angeles. Show More Summary

For the People, By the People in Indonesia

How one of Southeast Asia's most corrupt countries gave power over funding to its poorest citizens.

Six Things to Watch Out for in Ukraine's Elections

Parliamentary elections take place in Ukraine on Sunday and are expected to show what direction the under-pressure country is taking. After the Maidan movement protests led to the ouster of the Russian-leaning President Yanukovych in February, a more European-friendly President, Poroshenko was elected in May. Show More Summary

Keep Calm and Carry On, Stephen Harper

Doubling down on counterterrorism at home and abroad won’t make Canada a safer place.

The Threats We Forget

The Islamic State and Ebola are he crises du jour, but a host of other persistent threats to national security are no less pressing. And combatting them will require unity of effort.

ISIS Used Chlorine Against Iraqi Cops: Report

On the heels of reports that ISIS militants are learning to fly fighter jets, Iraqi officials say the group has also used chemical weapons—specifically, chlorine gas. Eleven Iraqi police officers were hospitalized on Sept. 15 after being poisoned by the stuff, according to doctors, and the officers say ISIS...

Families Speak on How Hosting International Students Changed their Lives

American Councils for International Education works with high school students ages 15-18 in over 50 different countries and connects them with host families in the US. The students come from a variety of countries, mostly from StateShow More Summary

Sweden calls off hunt for 'underwater craft'

Naval and amphibious forces ordered back to base as military says presumed intruder probably escaped into Baltic Sea.

Israeli army kills 14-year old Palestinian with U.S. citizenship

A Palestinian teen with U.S. citizenship was killed today by the Israeli army at a demonstration in the West Bank town of Silwad, near Ramallah. Fourteen-year old Orwah Hammad was shot in the neck with a live bullet, according to Ramallah hospital staff.

Tunisia: Parliamentary Elections Will Decide the Future of Democracy, Stability

As the Tunisian elections are scheduled to take place next Sunday, political groups and parties are gearing up for a battle they described as "transformative moment" in the history of Tunisia. Political, civic and religious leaders all...Show More Summary

Yoda Has Left the Building

Andy Marshall, 93, has been the Pentagon’s futurist in chief for over 50 years. He hasn’t had a new idea since the 1970s.

Turkey's 'Road to Damascus' Moment

The ongoing fighting in and around the Syrian town of Kobani nestled along the border with Turkey has captured the world's attention. With the assistance of U.S. air support, the Syrian Kurdish fighters have beaten back concerted attacks from the forces of the Islamic State. Show More Summary

Mali Ebola patient travelled while contagious

WHO says many others could have been infected as country's first recorded case, a two-year-old girl, travelled on bus.

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