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How Russian meddling impacted the American Revolution

Foreign help was critical to the success of the American Revolution. Many people know about the important roles played by France and Spain. But less well-known is the indirect help the US got from Russia. On this July 4, we explore how Russia accidentally helped the American fight for independence.

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Massive Protests Continue in Egypt

As the political tumult in Egypt enters an eighth day, the government of  authoritarian President Hosni Mubarak suffered a major blow last night when the Army announced that it would not use violence to suppress the opposition movement that has formed aga

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Egypt: What Happens Next?

Joshua Landis from the University of Oklahoma looks ahead to what may transpire in Egypt, where the revolution continues. Max Rodenbeck, Middle East correspondent for The Economist, has an update and analysis from Cairo.