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Syria’s Chemical Weapons in Broader Context

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World War I marked the opening act of modern chemical warfare, and that conflict’s example was followed throughout the twentieth century by regimes from Benito Mussolini’s Italy to Saddam Hussein’s Iraq and, most recently, Bashar al-Assad’s Syria. Our full presentation gives more details on the role of chemical weapons in world history and international relations. read more...


The Editors
Sept. 13, 2013
2:54 p.m.
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Defense

Foreign Affairs

History of U.S Aid to Egypt

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Assistance to Egypt became a fixture of U.S. foreign policy after the 1979 Israel-Egypt peace treaty, and total aid to the country has topped $1.5 billion nearly every year since. read more...


The Editors
Aug. 16, 2013
11:05 a.m.
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Foreign Affairs

Yuan Appreciation Tops 30 Percent

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Since 2005, the yuan has been allowed to appreciate more than 30 percent against the dollar to its current rate of 15.9 cents per yuan. read more...


The Editors
May 3, 2012
11:18 a.m.
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Economic Affairs

Foreign Affairs

China Overtakes U.S. in Manufacturing

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After dominating the world manufacturing economy for decades, the United States slipped to second place behind China in 2010. read more...


The Editors
April 23, 2012
2:47 p.m.
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Economic Affairs

Foreign Affairs