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America: Clinton takes on the court

Hilary Clinton has made one of her most political interventions in months.

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Ukraine shows that Western politicians are no longer omnipotent

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Missing from public discourse over the crisis in Eastern Europe is a sense of how difficult it is for western officials to act in concert.

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MEPs take Europe’s case for a digital bill of rights to Washington

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On the left we should be clear that the struggle for civil liberties is now taking place in cyberspace.

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5 policy responses to the Russian invasion of Ukraine

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With Russia consolidating its position in Crimea, here’s how the West can respond.

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The five best opinion columns on the Ukraine crisis

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James Bloodworth compiles the five best articles on what’s happening in Ukraine.

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Obama’s record on surveillance is a black mark against his legacy

Barack Obama’s approach to surveillance is now regarded as one of the primary issues facing campaigners for civil liberties.

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Crisis in the skies: China, Japan, the US and the East China Sea dispute

Japan’s refusal to accept that the islands are disputed rules out negotiations leaving China little option.

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Obama is charting a new course in the Middle East. Can he succeed?

When it comes to its new goals for the Middle East, is the US still overestimating what it can achieve?

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Obama moves to suspend trade privileges with Bangladesh

President Obama has announced the suspension of ‘trade privileges’ for Bangladesh following the recent tragedies in the garment industry, notably at Rana Plaza and Tarzeen Fashions, where over 1,300 workers have died in building collapses and fires.

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The US government, rather than Edward Snowden, is behaving unconstitutionally

Besides denying people their privacy on such a scale, in the US is behaving unconstituionally. Those who have broken the constitution are the very ones demanding the person who exposed their criminality be locked up. Kafka would have relished this.

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