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The last stronghold in Syria

Idlib province in northwestern Syria is now the last stronghold of opposition to President Bashar al-Assad and one of the world’s greatest humanitarian crises.

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2020’s political meme wars

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The war on Israeli democracy

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has attacked the foundations of democracy. If he wins his 2020 reelection bid, things could get a lot worse.

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The siren song of Starbucks

As the coffee giant approaches its 50th birthday and 32,000th store, what exactly does Starbucks even mean anymore?

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