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Brezhnev Chosen as President of the Soviet Union

Leonid I. Brezhnev, a confidant of Premier Nikita Kruzchev, succeeds Kliment Y. Voroshilov as Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet, or president of the Soviet Union.

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The Precision Agriculture Revolution

Making the Modern Farmer

Tokyo Drift

How Japan Can Turn Its Aging Workforce into an Advantage

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Central Sultanate

Oman Balances Between Iran and Saudi Arabia

Cuba's Abandoned Nuclear City

And the People Who Call It Home

Turkey's Other Kurds

Between the Islamists and a Hard Place

Blair’s Bombshell

How Scottish Devolution Blew up the British General Election

The Morality of Debt

A History of Financial Saints and Sinners

The Democratization of Space

New Actors Need New Rules

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The Clash of Ideas

The ideological battles that made the modern world—and will shape the future.

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There Will Be Blood

Sabeen Mahmud and Pakistan's War on Activists

Animal Rights, Animal Wrongs

The Case for Nonhuman Personhood