December 25, 2013

Which World Leaders Get Lumps of Coal This Year?

David Rothkopf, Foreign Policy

The Associated Press

Who was naughty, who was nice, and who isn't going to get what they want for Christmas this year.

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December 21, 2013
10 Elections to Watch in 2014
James Lindsay, Council on Foreign Relations
Two thousand and thirteen won’t go down in the history books as a banner year for globally significant elections. True, the election of Hassan Rouhani changed the tone in Tehran and possibly opened the door to a lasting... more ››
December 22, 2013
A Bad Year for Freedom in the World
Steve Chapman, Chicago Tribune
The course of freedom and democracy in the world is an evolutionary process, though sometimes it proceeds in the wrong direction. Wines have good years and bad years. If 2013 were a wine, you'd use it to kill weeds. more ››
December 25, 2013
The Grinch Who Stole China's Christmas
Adam Minter, Bloomberg
Who is the Grinch responsible for this diminishment in Chinese holiday cheer? Why, it’s none other than President Xi Jinping, extending his ongoing anti-corruption and anti-extravagance campaigns. more ››
December 21, 2013
Meet China's Christmas Elves
Malcolm Moore, Daily Telegraph
Your present this year is likely to come from a new, well-run factory -- but the golden age of toys has passed. more ››