February 26, 2013
The Global Longing for Land
Christian Caryl, Foreign Policy
The Colombian government's negotiations with the group behind that country's 50-year-old insurgency have broken down. Kenyans are preparing for their next presidential election. Israeli settlers and Palestinians have clashed on the West Bank. Chinese villagers are railing against the government.
These headlines might seem to have little in common. Yet there's something that unites them: the longing for land.
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