- China’s lottery ticket sales have boomed and the industry is worth $40bn, but not everyone is convinced of its benefits.
- Western military officials working on China have been urging for more transparency, but now China is talking about the war and few like the message.
- Martin Wolf argues that America’s fiscal policy is not in crisis.
- David Remnick reflects on how there is a greater fight in the centre-left in Israel than previously suspected.
- Yair Lapid, a prominent journalist and now a powerful political leader in Israel, was the surprise of this election — his party came second, despite polls saying that it would come in fourth.
- Jill and Scott Kelley have broken their silence over the Petraeus scandal.
- The Washington Post have mapped where a coup is most likely to occur — 22 of the 30 most at-risk countries are in sub-Saharan Africa.
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