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Aryn Baker

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Former Middle East Bureau Chief for Time magazine, based in Beirut, Lebanon

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A ban on car washing, two minute showers, flushing a toilet only when absolutely necessary -- those are extreme water conservation measures people in Cape Town have to follow.

Cape Town on track to run out of water in April

A ban on car washing, two minute showers, flushing a toilet only when absolutely necessary -- those are extreme water conservation measures people in Cape Town have to follow.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

It was announced today that this year’s Nobel Peace Prize has been divided between two people—a 17-year old Pakistani crusader for girls’ education and a 60-year old Indian man who has…

The Nobel Peace Prize Sends a Message

It was announced today that this year’s Nobel Peace Prize has been divided between two people—a 17-year old Pakistani crusader for girls’ education and a 60-year old Indian man who has…

from To the Point

Three years ago, it appeared that anti-government uprisings might lead to the spread of democracy in the Middle East.

Whatever Happened to the "Arab Spring?"

Three years ago, it appeared that anti-government uprisings might lead to the spread of democracy in the Middle East.

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Demands for the impeachment of President Trump are on the rise since Democrats re-took the House. But, what if the Senate refused to convict him?

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American-born journalist Jason Rezaian spent a year and a half in one of Iran’s toughest prisons. He was accused of espionage.

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