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Experiencing a Coup On Vacation: Adventure Travel Runs Smack Into Real Life

Peter Mandel | Posted 09.24.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

The army's recent intervention in Egypt, and the turmoil there, have brought memories surging back of a time in 2005 when I was on my way to a vacation in Ecuador and the Galapagos islands. World events chose that moment to intervene in my carefully made plans.

Pakistan's Latest Political Trial

Syed Yahya Hussainy | Posted 02.07.2012 | World
Syed Yahya Hussainy

Though this latest episode in Pakistan's political history is unfolding in deeply troubling ways, there are reasons to hold out hope.

Argentine Coup Leader Dies

AP | DEBORA REY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentine coup leader Emilio Eduardo Massera died Monday after suffering for years from a heart condition and dementia...