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Gulf Cooperation Council Founded

The Gulf Cooperation Council is founded in Abu Dhabi. Its members include Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.

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China’s Race Problem

How Beijing Represses Minorities

When a Bride-to-Be Is a Bride to Buy

In India, a Shortage of Women Generates Demand for Trafficked Brides

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Our best writing on animals, natural resources, pollution, energy, and climate change.

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Erdogan's Tightrope Act

Between Democracy and State Monopoly in Turkey

Carving Up Congo

President Kabila's Latest Ploy to Stay in Power

After Abbas, An Abyss

The Palestinian Succession Crisis

Beware China's Grand Strategy

How Obama Can Set the Right Red Lines

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood Gets a Facelift

The Movement's Young Leaders Turn Revolutionary to Stay Relevant

Oil's Well in Central Asia

China, Kazakhstan, and Russia Make a Deal

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Built Bibi Tough

Why Netanyahu's Coalition Is More Durable Than You Think

China Will Get Rich Before It Grows Old

Beijing’s Demographic Problems Are Overrated