Best Columns - International

Philippines: A land of fanciful monikers
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Philippines: A land of fanciful monikers

Russia: Strangling the last free media
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Russia: Strangling the last free media

India: We’re no less racist about Miss America
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India: We’re no less racist about Miss America

How to fix the U.S. financial crisis
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How to fix the U.S. financial crisis

Mexico: Public health in a land without doctors
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Mexico: Public health in a land without doctors

Israel: How Britain disavows some British Jews
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Israel: How Britain disavows some British Jews

Russia: Why we can’t get along with Ukraine
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Russia: Why we can’t get along with Ukraine

Olmert’s peace-summit fantasies
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Olmert’s peace-summit fantasies

Russia: No protection for our kids in America
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Russia: No protection for our kids in America

China: Enough with the kooky kids’ names
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China: Enough with the kooky kids’ names

Kenya: A state in the thrall of drug lords
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Kenya: A state in the thrall of drug lords

Canada: Where being nasty is the new normal
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Canada: Where being nasty is the new normal

Canada: Too mellow about drivers who are stoned
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Canada: Too mellow about drivers who are stoned

Afghanistan: Lone gunman theory is not credible
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Afghanistan: Lone gunman theory is not credible

Canada: Why we don’t ever take a holiday
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Canada: Why we don’t ever take a holiday

Canada: Standing up for the right to cheap beer
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Canada: Standing up for the right to cheap beer

Canada: Is Toronto’s mayor a crackhead?
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Canada: Is Toronto’s mayor a crackhead?

Canada: Why gender can’t stay a secret
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Canada: Why gender can’t stay a secret

Afghanistan: It wasn’t really about the Koran
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Afghanistan: It wasn’t really about the Koran

Malaysia: Hiding something or just incompetent?
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Malaysia: Hiding something or just incompetent?

Save us from the preaching of Paris Hilton
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Save us from the preaching of Paris Hilton

In defense of Disney’s iconic hero
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In defense of Disney’s iconic hero

Why we’re glad we have no Bill of Rights
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Why we’re glad we have no Bill of Rights

Russia: How wildfires led to a civic awakening
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Russia: How wildfires led to a civic awakening

Russia: The West is turning against us
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Russia: The West is turning against us

Canada: The big drug dealer up north
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Canada: The big drug dealer up north

Venezuela: Chavismo implodes without Chávez
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Venezuela: Chavismo implodes without Chávez

Can Syria’s president survive the Arab Spring?
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Can Syria’s president survive the Arab Spring?

Mumbai attacks: How could this have happened?
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Mumbai attacks: How could this have happened?

Best columns: Mexico’s drug wars: Can the gangs be beaten?
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Best columns: Mexico’s drug wars: Can the gangs be beaten?

Botswana: Wanted: A slim First Lady
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Botswana: Wanted: A slim First Lady

Pakistan: The madness of a whole nation
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Pakistan: The madness of a whole nation

Russia: Poor nations can’t handle democracy
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Russia: Poor nations can’t handle democracy

Canada: Discriminating against the unilingual
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Canada: Discriminating against the unilingual

Israel: Why we must stop building settlements
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Israel: Why we must stop building settlements

Canada: The war on boys in our schools
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Canada: The war on boys in our schools