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These components would probably boost China’s nuclear deterrence.

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Lebanese politicians and elites profit from their corrupt system – and foreign donors keep propping them up to hang onto their own influence.

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The award emphasizes the importance of freedom of expression and freedom of the press globally in an era of democratic backsliding.

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Four things to know about the distortions behind the real estate crisis.

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More than 90 congressional committees and subcommittees currently claim jurisdiction over some part of DHS.

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Wind turbines don't just deliver clean energy; they help both Republican and Democratic incumbents win reelection.

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Kenya also claimed this area, and had parceled out oil and gas exploration rights.

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Despite criticism of federal agencies, civil servants and private-sector managers and executives are about as likely to feel they can do their jobs well, our research finds.

  • David E. Lewis
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While China is patiently building up credibility, America is spending it down.

  • Stephen B. Kaplan
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Economic statistics are far more ambiguous — and malleable — than most people realize.

  • Lukas Linsi
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More people may work in agriculture — but the Pandora Papers revealed that the state has become an international financial haven.

  • David Wiltse and Filip Viskupič
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With the latest nationwide news about Gabby Petito, Black women’s expulsion from full citizenship becomes even starker.

  • Julia S. Jordan-Zachery
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The elected/appointed legislator ratio is one key indicator of parliamentary power.

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Government agencies spend much of their limited resources trying to reverse the work of previous administrations, demoralizing staff and reducing effectiveness.

  • Rachel Augustine Potter
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Around the world, would-be authoritarians have been “pinkwashing” policies that undermine democracy. Our research finds that the tactic works.

  • Lihi Ben Shitrit, Sivan Hirsch-Hoefler and Julia Elad-Strenger
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The covid response — and a series of scandals — tipped the race against the billionaire populist.

  • Marek Rybar and Kevin Deegan-Krause
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Self-identified LGBTQ voters are disappointed that the major parties keep dragging their feet on the community’s rights.

  • Michael Hunklinger, Niklas Ferch and Dorothée de Nève
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But the media coverage of the two eras was quite different.

  • Kerby Goff and John D. McCarthy
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U.S. democracy counts on public servants to be loyal to the Constitution, not politicians.

  • Walter M. Shaub, Jr.
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A short-term debt-ceiling agreement.

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