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Israeli security forces arrest a Palestinian during clashes following traditional Friday prayers near the Old City in East Jerusalem on July 25, 2014.

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Israeli security forces arrest a Palestinian during clashes following traditional Friday prayers near the Old City in East Jerusalem on July 25, 2014.

Fighting on Beaches, Fields, Streets — and Twitter

Fighting on the beaches, fighting in the fields and streets — and fighting on the Internet: The Twitter campaign of the Israeli Defense Forces is waged in the same call to arms for a besieged nation’s defense that Winston Churchill...

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John Legend performs during YouTube On Stage Live from the Kennedy Center at The John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts on May 28, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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John Legend performs during YouTube On Stage Live from the Kennedy Center at The John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts on May 28, 2014 in Washington, DC.

YouTube and Human Rights: Molinari

YouTube marks its ninth year this week, and Grammy favorite John Legend helped the video-sharing site celebrate in style with a free concert at the Kennedy Center. Two thousand fans, mostly in hoodies and sneakers, huddled into the opera house...

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Saudi women with their mobile phones in the old City of Riyadh.

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Saudi women with their mobile phones in the old City of Riyadh.

Saudi Social Trend: Triples U.S.

There’s more of it in Saudi Arabia than there is in the U.S. It’s not oil. There are more in Indonesia than there are in the U.S. It’s not mosques. There is more in Spain than in the U.S. It’s...

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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks during a press conference closing two days of closed-door nuclear talks on October 16, 2013 in Geneva.

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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks during a press conference closing two days of closed-door nuclear talks on October 16, 2013 in Geneva.

Facebook Diplomacy: Fighting Rumi with Whitman?

Facebook diplomacy between Iran and the U.S. is all the rage. First,  Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif denied that details of his country’s nuclear deal with world powers had been leaked in a Facebook post. An article in Washington-based...

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The area of Boylston Street after two explosions occurred along the final stretch of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013.

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The area of Boylston Street after two explosions occurred along the final stretch of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013.

Boston Bombing Spurs Internet Tracking

As officials continue to pursue suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings, the highest-profile act of terror in the U.S. since the Sept. 11 attacks on New York City and the Pentagon in 2001, individuals are taking to the Internet in efforts to identify potential...

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Zbigniew Brzezinski speaks during a forum on U.S. and Saudi relations in Washington, DC.

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Zbigniew Brzezinski speaks during a forum on U.S. and Saudi relations in Washington, DC.

Zbig News: Tweeting on Cyber Attacks

This is @zbig: Zbigniew Brzezinski, the stern-voiced former National Security Adviser and a trustee at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, has started tweeting. About cyber attacks. In his debut today on Twitter, ”Dad,” as daughter Mika...

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