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Kenya Declares New President, but Battle May Not Be Over

By Declan Walsh, Abdi Latif Dahir & Matthew Mpoke Bigg | The New York Times (free)

Kenya is often held up as a beacon of democracy in Africa, but as the latest election showed, it is not always pretty. Disputes started even before a winner was named.

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Road to War: U.S. Struggled to Convince Allies, and Zelensky, of Risk of Invasion

By Shane Harris, Karen DeYoung, Isabelle Khurshudyan, Ashley Parker & Liz Sly | The Washington Post (free)

On a sunny October morning, the nation’s top intelligence, military and diplomatic leaders filed into the Oval Office for an urgent meeting with President Biden.They arrived bearing a highly classified intelligence analysis, compiled from newly obtained satellite images, intercepted communications and human sources, that amounted to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s war plans for a full-scale invasion of Ukraine.

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