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Cover Stories

Who owns the internet?

2014 will be decisive in the battle to maintain freedom of the web

Ben Hammersley, contributing editor at Wired magazine

An internet governance model for the 21st century

Michael Nelson and David Tennenhouse, Microsoft Corp

Big Brother is cashing in on you

Caroline Baylon, Research Associate, International Security Department, Chatham House



We cannot afford to forget Bosnia

Dr Christian Schwarz-Schilling, High Representative in Bosnia-Herzegovina, 2006-7

Getting the poorest 4 billion online

Richard Allan, Facebook


India elections

The crusade against cronyism that is shaking up India's political landscape

Siddharth Varadarajan, former Editor of The Hindu

Vaccination campaign

Eradicating polio is in the hands of the Muslim world

Dr Qanta Ahmed, Associate Professor of Medicine, State University of New York



Why the West shouldn’t abandon Russia’s reluctant ‘little brother’

Chrystia Freeland, Liberal MP for Toronto Centre

How to rein in Putin

Keir Giles, Director, Confllict Studies Research Centre


Benazir's assassination: the case goes cold

Owen Bennett-Jones, freelance journalist and author

New books: spotlight on the Middle East

Doris Carrion, Leonie Northedge, Ranj Alaaldin

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