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Taking stock

For Monocle’s 100th issue our editors and correspondents have focused on issues of security, superior urbanism, the importance of being multilingual and why it’s good to move on – especially if you’re a big outfit like Nato…

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Tales from the front

The battle to take back the Iraqi city of Mosul from Isis has brought a wave of journalists to Erbil. With the combat zone just a taxi ride away, war has brought a new frontline economy to the Kurdish city.

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Event horizon

With Isis in retreat and the political and military situation in the Middle East more fluid than it has been for years, we asked leading experts what the future holds for the region – and terrorist-targeted capitals.

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Action station

Tactical task forces, state surveillance, shapely security measures hidden in plain sight: we find out how officials in Mexico, Israel and the UK are working to make their cities safer, from the heavy-handed to the out-of…

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At the vanguard

With increased violence and worsening segregation in her city, the past two years have not been easy for Karin Wanngård. But the mayor of Stockholm is leading the charge against crime and inequality – and shows no signs of…

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Americas briefing

Quebec's City pitbull ban, Guatemala's man of the people, the rise of feminism in Argentina and election in Ecuador.

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Asia Pacific briefing

Cyber security in China, flower power in the Cook Islands, kipping in Kyoto, taking off down under and holding on to power in Turkmenistan.

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Diplomacy briefing

Australia's ambassador to France on the two nations' alliance, plus Athens' Gropius gem and border control in Canada.

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Macri economics

President Mauricio Macri started on the right foot simply by not being Cristina Fernández de Kirchner. A year on he’s still got credit in the bank but only the metaphorical one; can he now rescue the economy?

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Tomorrow's world

From a museum on the move to an Egyptian on a mission, we present the people, organisations and issues set to shape 2017 and beyond.

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The shape of things to come

Yes, they have economic problems and some rocky politics but the old Eastern bloc nations are poised to set the European agenda in 2017. From defence to pinching City of London jobs, the Visegrad Group is shaping up to…

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Ageing gracefully

How to care for an increasingly large ageing population is a question that faces every city. But those that answer it – as the city of Toyama has – by inviting seniors to live and interact in their centres are discovering…

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He's hired

It’s not what we hoped for. We’re not happy about it. But rather than rear up against the nightmare, we need to face our fears. Here’s how to handle the Donald Dilemma.

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Securing the skies

With Donald Trump’s comments about ditching Nato and his ambiguous stance towards Russia stoking fears of being abandoned, the airbase at Ämari has become a crucial site for policing the Baltic states from above.

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Driving forces

As cities become increasingly choked with traffic, new ways of keeping our urban centres moving are being explored and – perhaps surprisingly – the car is still key to the mix. From updates on car-sharing to mini buses, the…

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The time is now

It’s time to consider the role of the diplomat and the use of wining and dining in soft power. Plus, our Travel Top 50, a tempting gift guide and plenty of potted plants.

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What's next?

From fashion and art to politics, media and governance, Monocle meets eight frontrunners to discuss their successes so far and the fresh challenges for the year ahead.

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Power play

Monocle’s annual Soft Power Survey charts the strengths and weaknesses of national brands and the changing landscape of cultural influence. But how do the hard truths of politics affect nations’ softer sides? Read on to…

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