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The United States has returned to aerial bombing in Libya on Islamic State sites, a mission that's almost guaranteed to spread more misery across North Africa.

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Some Europeans are protesting that they have no room for refugees in their countries. However, just over a year ago, The Guardian exposed a shocking truth about the continent that pokes a gaping hole in these kind of declarations.

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The second leading cause of disability, clinical depression is a widespread disorder. A new study shows the rates at which each country suffers depression and speculates as to the reasons why, for example, Afghanistan has the most incidences of depression while Japan has the fewest.

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Is the Sahara the newest great threat to the United States -- "a terrorist training ground," hotbed of extremism, the new Afghanistan -- in the Great War against Islamic terrorism that still preoccupies the American political class and the foreign affairs community?

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Republicans wanted nothing more than to summon Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to Capitol Hill and grill her about the tragic fiasco in Benghazi. Sadly for them, they got their wish.

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