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The year you were born, Robert D. Kaplan wrote about the troubling long-term prospects for democracy in a post-Cold War world.
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The conflicts and displacements touched off around the world by the attacks have been reverberating for the majority of your life. “This ‘war’ [on terrorism] will never be over,” wrote James Fallows, a few years after the towers fell.
In August 2015, Kalev H. Leetaru considered whether Twitter was living up to its lofty aspirations.
Pretty Little Liars premiered in 2010.
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When 26-year-old Mohamed Bouazizi set himself on fire, he ignited a tinderbox of protests that continue to roil the Middle East, and kindled the beginnings of democracy in Tunisia.
In October 2015, Krishnadev Calamur wrote about Doctors Without Borders demanding an investigation into the U.S. airstrike that killed 22 people.
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