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Iraq’s Invisible Refugees

The tragic flight of minorities from central Iraq to the north has not only been a larger crisis than anyone anticipated. It has also created a new, secondary crisis for host communities that governments, donors, and aid agencies are only beginning to figure out how to address.

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Why Cote D’Ivoire Matters

Cote D'Ivoire is a big test for the prospects of democracy in Africa and for the ability of institutions like the African Union to be a force of progress across the continent.