The Ebola outbreak has killed over one thousand people to date. While the infected countries fight to contain it with varied rates of success, it is draining their economies.
A new report from CO2 Scorecard claims that the U.S. shale boom has increased net global emissions, but seems to employ questionable methodologies to reach that conclusion.
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Ukraine’s economy is taking a beating from the war. If Ukraine is to build a real state if and when the conflict dies down, it needs to get its economic and political house in order.
Richard Dawkins was recently forced to apologize for his recent remarks advocating abortion for babies diagnosed with Down Syndrome. But most of them are actually aborted.
Our southern neighbor’s struggles with drug cartels get plenty of attention, but there’s a very real success story going on in Mexico that doesn’t get the attention it deserves. Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto highlights a number of promising reforms in a recent FT opinion piece.
A British MP has shone a light on radicalism he says is far more pervasive than the government admits.
The Administration made the right decision in refusing to pay a ransom for James Foley.
The state and the state system alike are in trouble, and the reasons may go deeper than most suspect.
Revelation of a Hamas coup planned against Mahmoud Abbas and preconditions on aid may further isolate the terrorist group, even as it resumes fighting.