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In Every Nation for Itself: Winners and Losers in a G-Zero World, World Policy Institute Senior Fellow Ian Bremmer illustrates a historic shift in the international system and the world economy—and an unprecedented moment of global uncertainty.
M23 rebels have seized large swaths of territory in the Democratic Republic of Congo, including the eastern city of Goma. According to the UN, the rebels' advance has already displaced 140,000 people, and violence seems likely to continue.
By Elizabeth Pond
A decade ago, I posed one question to Afghan women, in sewing circles, voting-rights seminars, support groups, impromptu schools, and on the street. What, I asked, do you most want for your country?