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    The son of an ex-dictator’s secretary is elected president of Paraguay

    Now it’s my turnOPINION polls gave Mario Abdo Benítez a lead of 10-25 percentage points ahead of Paraguay’s presidential election on April 22nd. So it was no surprise…

    Mario Vargas Llosa explains why his politics changed

    IT IS not every novelist who sits down to write a serious work of political philosophy. But Mario Vargas Llosa has always been as much a political as…

    A corruption spat in Russia endangers crime-fighters in Central America

    IN A region where the rule of law is shaky, the International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG) has become something of a beacon. Set up in 2006…

    An involuntary celibate goes on a killing spree in Canada

    The Incel Rebellion’s grim tollHIS classmates thought he was harmless. But on the afternoon of April 23rd Alek Minassian, a 25-year-old computer programmer from Toronto, drove a van…

    The violent end of Daniel Ortega’s decade of quiet

    RARELY has a political movement so young been blessed with a symbol so potent. In 2013 the Nicaraguan government began installing garishly coloured metal “trees of life” around…

    Asia

    A rare victory for #MeToo in Japan

    Fukuda has lost interest in reportersWHEN a female reporter for TV Asahi told Shukan Shincho,…

    Kazakhstan’s government squelches the least hint of dissent

    TO THE untrained eye, the activity looked innocent enough. Patriotic Kazakhs marked a public holiday…

    Women could make Asia rich

    “WOMEN hold up half the sky,” Mao Zedong used to say, when not harassing peasant…

    A series of grotesque rapes infuriates Indians—again

    The noose is not the answerON APRIL 25th a court in the city of Jodhpur…

    China and India are trying to get along better

    DRAGONS are lithe and prickly and cunning. When excited they breathe fire. Elephants are tubby,…

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    The Anashid of the Islamic State: Influence, History, Text, and Sound

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    Hyperlinked Sympathizers: URLs and the Islamic State

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    Russia’s Fifth Column: The Influence of the Night Wolves Motorcycle Club

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    The Labor Market and Terrorism

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    Cyber

    The AI Cybersecurity Arms-Race: The Bad Guys Are Way Ahead – Forbes

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    Entrepreneurs Should Get Free Training, Tax Breaks To Boost Cybersecurity, Senate Told – Forbes

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    Cyber security firm Avast targets $4.5 billion valuation in IPO – Reuters

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    Americas

    The son of an ex-dictator’s secretary is elected president of Paraguay

    Now it’s my turnOPINION polls gave Mario Abdo Benítez a lead of 10-25 percentage points ahead of Paraguay’s presidential election on April 22nd. So it was no…

    Mario Vargas Llosa explains why his politics changed

    IT IS not every novelist who sits down to write a serious work of political philosophy. But Mario Vargas Llosa has always been as much a political…

    A corruption spat in Russia endangers crime-fighters in Central America

    IN A region where the rule of law is shaky, the International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG) has become something of a beacon. Set up in…

    An involuntary celibate goes on a killing spree in Canada

    The Incel Rebellion’s grim tollHIS classmates thought he was harmless. But on the afternoon of April 23rd Alek Minassian, a 25-year-old computer programmer from Toronto, drove a…

    Americas

    The son of an ex-dictator’s secretary is elected president of Paraguay

    Now it’s my turnOPINION polls gave Mario Abdo Benítez a lead of 10-25 percentage points ahead of Paraguay’s presidential election on April 22nd. So it was no…

    Mario Vargas Llosa explains why his politics changed

    IT IS not every novelist who sits down to write a serious work of political philosophy. But Mario Vargas Llosa has always been as much a political…

    A corruption spat in Russia endangers crime-fighters in Central America

    IN A region where the rule of law is shaky, the International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG) has become something of a beacon. Set up in…

    An involuntary celibate goes on a killing spree in Canada

    The Incel Rebellion’s grim tollHIS classmates thought he was harmless. But on the afternoon of April 23rd Alek Minassian, a 25-year-old computer programmer from Toronto, drove a…

    Americas

    The son of an ex-dictator’s secretary is elected president of Paraguay

    Now it’s my turnOPINION polls gave Mario Abdo Benítez a lead of 10-25 percentage points ahead of Paraguay’s presidential election on April 22nd. So it was no…

    Mario Vargas Llosa explains why his politics changed

    IT IS not every novelist who sits down to write a serious work of political philosophy. But Mario Vargas Llosa has always been as much a political…

    A corruption spat in Russia endangers crime-fighters in Central America

    IN A region where the rule of law is shaky, the International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG) has become something of a beacon. Set up in…

    An involuntary celibate goes on a killing spree in Canada

    The Incel Rebellion’s grim tollHIS classmates thought he was harmless. But on the afternoon of April 23rd Alek Minassian, a 25-year-old computer programmer from Toronto, drove a…

    Oceania

    Is Papua New Guinea Outgrowing Australia’s Backyard?

    PNG has good reason to broaden its roster of partners to include China, but Australia has concerns. The Diplomat…

    The Enduring Strategic Logic of the New Australia-Singapore Military Training Deal

    The domestic difficulties of operationalizing an agreement should not detract from its clear strategic logic. The Diplomat…

    Reality Check: Australia’s China Shift Came Before Trump

    More and more Australians see China and the United States as equally important partners for Australia. The Diplomat…

    Where Do Australia-China Ties Go in the Trump Era?

    Wang Yi's trip to Australia shows ever-closer ties between the two countries. The Diplomat…

    Russia and Central Asia

    Macron’s Challenge to Trump

    French President Emmanuel Macron on April 25 delivered a rallying cry for Western world leaders to reject isolationism and stand together in defense of democracy. The remarks…

    Emmanuel Macron’s Balancing Act

    French President Emmanuel Macron appears to be performing a delicate balancing act of addressing US President Donald J. Trump’s dissatisfaction with the Iran nuclear deal while seeking…

    Macron Pitches a New Iran Deal

    French President Emmanuel Macron said on April 24 that he wants to work on a “new deal” with Iran that would retain the 2015 nuclear agreement as…

    The Iran Nuclear Deal: To Leave or Not to Leave

    The future of the Iran nuclear deal—the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)—hangs in the balance as the May 12 deadline set by US President Donald J.…