We all have a lot of things going on these days so it is easy to miss some of the best reads of the week. Global Connections will be blogging about the top articles of the week each Wednesday in our “What We’re Reading” blog post, so subscribe to our blogs, and check back often for updates! Did we miss your favorite article? Tell us in the comments below and we will add it.

Without further adieu, here are some of our favorite articles of the week:

Thursday February 23, 2012:

Friday February 24, 2012:

Monday February 27, 2012:

Tuesday February 28, 2012:

Wednesday February 29, 2012:

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