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How does the inclusion of Finland in NATO make it difficult for Russia to use Kaliningrad to dominate the Baltics?

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Is democracy possible in a country with a relatively low-educated population?

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What does North Korea gain from making voting compulsory?

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Why was Boris Nadezhdin permitted to be a candidate in the Russian presidential election?

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Is there any Western country that may confiscate all personal property as criminal punishment to white collar crimes?

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Implications of Israel taking corpses and damaging cemeteries

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Could Israel's PM Netanyahu be served with an arrest warrant from the ICC for war crimes, like Putin was because of Ukraine?

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What's the point of US presidential polls that poll people in general rather than dividing them by state?

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Why is it a violation of ECHR to have someone shackled in court?

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Did the Democrats have an endgame plan when they allowed the Republicans to remove the Speaker of the House? [duplicate]

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Have there ever been any programs or other efforts from Israel just to grant a citizenship for "safe" Gazans?

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What leverage or negotiation tools do government agencies actually have to negotiate prescription drug prices directly with drug companies?

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Does a two-state solution automatically result in recognition of the Palestinian state?

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Why is Europe (Germany in particular) apparently paying so little for US troop presence/protection, compared to South Korea?

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Why did it take so long for the U.S. government to give Medicare the power to negotiate prescription drug prices directly with drug companies?

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How can poll results be verified?

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Which countries have jurisdiction to investigate the explosion of the Nord Stream pipelines?

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Why does the U.S. seek to establish a demilitarized Palestinian state? [closed]

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Did Putin ever talk with Zelensky directly after Zelensky became president?

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Has the Niger junta explained why they expelled French but not US troops?

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How many hostages has Israel freed through direct military operations (rather than negotiations) after Oct. 7?

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How can Australia be a member of the Antarctic Treaty while still making a territorial claim in the region?

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Why don't countries disrupt food imports to Yemen as a response to attacks in the Red Sea?

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How can the ECtHR judgement on encryption be reconciled with the UK's Online Safety act?

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Did any country ever implement a minimum salary for public school teachers?

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How commonplace was treatment of Gazans in Israeli hospitals prior to October 7?

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Examples of military operations that Israel could have followed after October 7?

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Why are Ahmed Deedat's books banned in France?

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Can a "minority" party elect, or at least choose the speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives?

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Was UNRWA subject to examination or investigation regarding the adequacy of its audits before the terrorist attacks?

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How can speaker Mike Johnson prevent a vote in the House on the Ukraine aid bill?

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What was the last time a country blocked another country from joining NATO?

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Could a modern US president unilaterally annex territory?

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How does El Salvador plan to deal with its huge prison population?

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Why did Egypt bring tanks to Rafah?

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Is there any Western country that suspended share borrowing to curb short-selling?

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Has the public in the individual member countries of NATO been consulted when approving new members into NATO?

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In the absence of embassies in each other's territories, which organizations serve as the conduit for communication between China and Taiwan?

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What is the most significant currently active organization using quadratic voting?

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Did any developing country criticize China's industrial policies, which include dumping?

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Is there any example of anonymous voting within a congress or senate in the US or another modern country? [duplicate]

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Are these survey results about the approval ratings of the October 7 attacks by Hamas reliable?

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Why is Netanyahu still in power in Israel after the 7th October attack?

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What does China have to gain from having a neutral stance concerning the ownership of the Kuril islands?

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Why doesn't Ukraine run more guerrilla attacks in Russia? [closed]

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What if neither the president nor vice president is chosen by inauguration day?

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What useful information can court judgments provide to intelligence agencies?

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Could the Democrats (almost) unilaterally remove the Republican House Speaker? [closed]


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