They've broken the ice, but will 2013 be remembered as the year of the big thaw between Iran and the West? Also, the backlash against the Arab Spring in Egypt and Syria, from Mali to the Central African Republic, our look at François Hollande’s interventionist foreign policy, and the changing of the guard in China.
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