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Analyses Last Updated: May 5, 2016 - 8:53:03 AM


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These are African fastest-growing cities - and they will make or break the continent
The world is moving to the city. No part of the planet is urbanizing faster than sub-Saharan Africa. The continent's population of roughly 1.1 billion is expected to double by 2050. More than 80% of that growth will occur in cities, especially slums.

May 5, 2016 - 8:49:16 AM

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How the Curse of Sykes-Picot Still Haunts the Middle East
In the Middle East, few men are pilloried these days as much as Sir Mark Sykes and François Georges-Picot. Sykes, a British diplomat, travelled the same turf as T. E. Lawrence (of Arabia), served in the Boer War, inherited a baronetcy, and won a Conservative seat in Parliament

May 3, 2016 - 9:52:16 AM

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A Masterful Account of Humiliation and Despair
Robert F. Worth’s ‘A Rage for Order’ brings the broad disappointments of the Arab Spring to the human level

May 2, 2016 - 8:13:20 AM

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Competing for Business with Iran
Germany's Minister of the Economy, Sigmar Gabriel, will travel to Iran at the beginning of next week to initiate new business deals in a highly competitive market of the future. German authorities are doing all they can to insure that once sanctions are ended, Teheran will allot contracts to German companies.

May 1, 2016 - 3:58:17 PM

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Changes Are Coming to Cuba, but What Will Those Changes Bring?
A few weeks back, President Barack Obama became the first US president to visit Cuba since Calvin Coolidge made the trip 88 years ago.

Apr 18, 2016 - 12:35:51 PM

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