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Aung San Suu Kyi and Kipling’s Burma

One of the inevitable side effects of Burma’s long struggle for democracy has been the demonisation, or canonisation, of its main political actors. This phenomenon has been reflected in countless articles in the media...

Gates Blasts Lawmakers Over Sequestration

Former US Defense Secretary Robert Gates ripped Washington on Thursday over sequestration budget caps, saying Congress’ inability to reach a budget compromise was causing ‘grave damage’ to the US military, homeland security and other...

US To Check Troops For Chemical Exposure In Iraq

The US military will launch new medical examinations for troops and veterans exposed to chemical weapons in Iraq, and review claims they were ordered to stay silent about such contact, officials said Thursday. …read...

US Commando Who Killed Bin Laden To Reveal Identity

The US Navy Seal commando who fired the shots which killed al-Qaida chief Osama Bin Laden is to reveal his identity in a Fox News television documentary next month, the network announced Wednesday. …read...

Ukraine Liveblog Day 255: Russian Gas Deal In Doubt

Yesterday’s liveblog can be found here. An archive of our liveblogs can be found here. For an overview and analysis of this developing story see our latest podcast. Please help The Interpreter to continue...

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