As John Brennan apologized to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee for his staff spying on them, yet another failure of the Obama administration to manage its intel agencies soundly is coming into focus. It couldn’t be happening at a worse time.
As the Gaza conflict rolls on, the Western press has virtually ignored Hamas’s 1988 “Covenant,” which precisely details the terror group’s radical anti-Semitism and intellectual debt to Nazi ideology.
Russia’s over-reliance on oil and gas exports for its budget revenues makes it vulnerable to the ups and downs of energy markets.
A burgeoning controversy over an especially expensive new drug highlights how much the U.S. underwrites medical innovation for the whole world. Somehow, that never seems to make it into popular conversations about how inferior our system is.
Religious affiliation can do a lot to instill habits that prevent poverty and inequality. Realizing this allows us to offer a more holistic account of poverty and its possible solutions.
India recently dropped a disputed claim to waters along its border with Bangladesh in the Bay of Bengal. Both countries hope that resolving the dispute will jump-start oil and gas development in the region.
Poland wants to frack, but Mother Nature isn’t complying. Warsaw is one of the few in Europe to see the value of shale, but technical difficulties and a byzantine regulatory environment have scuppered its ambitions thus far.
Argentina defaulted after last-minute talks broke down last night, though the market seems poised to give them a second chance. But can Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner take advantage of it?
The Wisconsin Supreme Court upheld a controversial collective bargaining law as constitutional, completing and sealing Governor Scott Walker’s momentous victory over public sector unions.
Bernard-Henri Levy writes that the selective outrage of Europeans at the actions of Israel—and their silence over the atrocities of Assad and Hamas—reveals that old, dark force at work: anti-Semitism.