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Increasing numbers of Kyrgyzstan women migrating to Russia
Commentary: Strong and empowered, the women still face abuse.
Analysis: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov's canny, infuriating consistency has won Assad reprieve.
'I cannot live with my family anymore — my work puts them in danger'
Commentary: Despite new press freedoms since 2012, Yemen is becoming a country where expressing an opinion can get you killed.
US-Russia chemical weapons deal on Syria: 3 questions with Ambassador Nicholas Burns
Yes, the deal is done. But how good is it? GlobalPost's senior foreign affairs columnist decodes this weekend's diplomacy.
Among many, another way forward to an end game in Syria
Commentary: Like other plans, this one carries its own share of risks.
Fumbles abound as Russians intercept Kerry’s desperation pass
Commentary: No rules govern this international game of dealing with Syria’s chemical weapons.
Security Council shuns mandate by failing to OK attack on Syria
Commentary: The UN Charter compels the Council to act to restore ‘international peace and security.’
China’s new tolerance of Taiwan easing long-standing rift with US
Commentary: President Ma’s soft diplomacy is crucial in building stability in East Asia.
In Syria debate, history’s in the eye of the beholder
Analysis: Citing Kosovo in favor and the Iraq war against, pundits are forgetting the dire truth: Halabja.
Even if Obama wins congressional OK, he should reconsider Syria action
Commentary: The president's missteps and waffling have damaged his credibility and the country’s.
Mali’s new president brings hope of renewal, but old problems remain
Commentary: Mali is far from being out of the woods. Restoring security and human rights and ending corruption are key challenges.
5 reasons why Congress must support Obama on Syria
Opinion: GlobalPost's senior foreign affairs columnist and former NATO Ambassador Nicholas Burns is not mincing words. The US must strike Syria, he argues. Here's why.
In selling response to Syria, Obama borrows from Bush playbook
Commentary: Media are raising issues that were not aired in the run-up to Iraq.
Europe’s economy needs a real dose of pro-market reform
Commentary: Don't believe the hype. For lasting, real economic performance, Europe badly needs pro-market economic reform and politicians with the courage to undertake it.
Russia could be the unlikely partner who helps solve the mess in Syria
Commentary: Assad isn't the real threat in Syria today; it's the radical Sunnis, who are the best organized of the rebel groups and who could easily take over were Assad overthrown.
Big Ben’s shadow
Analysis: As Obama and Cameron mull pinpricks in Syria, the world’s most powerful man is rocking the planet.
Jakarta’s counterproductive approach to counterterrorism
Commentary: Elite police force is under attack for killings, human rights abuses.
Military meddling in Sri Lanka elections: What will the UN do?
Commentary: The government continues to occupy private land and insert itself in community affairs.
Putin as humanitarian: Will Snowden let Russia win the PR war?
Commentary: Keeping mum about Russia’s human rights abuses would undercut the whistleblower's credibility.
Aid to Egypt can retain limited US influence with the ruling generals
Commentary: As we descend into a world of waning US importance, what influence the US still retains is even more critical.
Rouhani could ease Sunni-Shiite polarization in the Middle East
Commentary: The Iranian president’s initiative in visiting Saudi Arabia is a welcome sign.
Remembering Martin Luther King and the March on Washington
Commentary: Not all in his dream came true, but could he have imagined a black man in the White House?
Moroccan king responds to outcry over pardon of Spanish pedophile
Commentary: Mohammad VI expresses regret and public breaks silence to talk about sex crimes.
How did 7,000 Sudanese disappear in 2011?
Commentary: Unanswered questions about the roles of UN agencies and the Sudanese government demand investigation.
A most important tool of modern American democracy: Money
Commentary: Money damages our legislative system and drives presidential races.
Endemic corruption in Bangladesh is leaving children dead in the street
Commentary: The country is at a tipping point regarding violence, safety and labor conditions.
Power struggle damaging image and future of Georgia
Commentary: EU politicians taking sides in conflict between retiring president and new prime minister.
Farewell, my Washington Post
Commentary: A columnist reflects on the Grahams and his years at the paper.
Closing embassies is wise, even as it reveals US weakness
Commentary: Growing US unpopularity limits its influence in a chaotic region.
UN should protect rights defenders from attacks and reprisals
Commentary: The UN must address a disturbing global increase in reprisals against human rights defenders who campaign for corporate accountability.
The key to Ukraine’s European integration: Relaunch reforms
Commentary: Ukrainian governments of all political persuasions have been reluctant to move from stabilization to structural reforms.