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Analysis by Walter Russell Mead & Staff
July 23, 2014
Game of Thrones

Japan to Participate in U.S.-Indian Naval Drills

Japan is joining the annual U.S.-Indian naval drill. Beijing can’t be happy that its two strongest opponents among its neighbors are drawing closer together.

Iraq Disintegrates

Maliki Loses Top Shi’a Cleric’s Support—and Possibly Iran’s

Iraqi PM Nouri al-Maliki has lost the support of both the Iranians and Ayatollah Sistani. Now down to only his die-hard supporters, can he stay in office?

African Massacre

The Dark Side of Economic Development

Conflict over the rights to oil-rich land in Uganda have turned bloody, and authorities recently found three mass graves. This is a reminder that economic development can exacerbate ethnic tensions as well as reduce them.

Strategy at the C. of E.

The Archbishop Smiled

The Archbishop of Canterbury’s strong support for the recently announced measure to allow women to become bishops in the Church of England may have been an astute political move.

Bureaucrats Gone Wild

NY’s War on Uber Sweeps Up Innocent Drivers

NYC is seizing cars of ordinary citizens wrongly suspected of running illegal cab services.

July 22, 2014
Power Meters

A Case of Terminal Decline?

Americans’ outdated conception of power could undermine U.S. foreign policy.

Terror in Nigeria

Boko Haram Raises Flag Over Nigerian Town

In northeast Nigeria, Boko Haram is conquering territory, most recently the strategically significant town of Damboa. The group has killed more than 2,000 people since the year began, and sadly, that grim figure is likely to increase.

Making Children Cheaper

Millennials Priced Out of Procreation

Many young people want to have children but think they can’t afford to support them. It’s past time to dismantle blue model systems making parenthood so expensive.

Sanctions by Another Name?

Britain Reopens Inquiry into Murder of KGB Dissident

Dissident KGB officer Sasha Litvinenko was poisoned with radioactive polonium in London in 2006. For diplomatic reasons, London may have overlooked Putin’s involvement—until now.

ACA Agonistes

Court Deals Obamacare Its Biggest Blow Yet

A federal appeals court has ruled that the federal government cannot provide subsidies to consumers who buy plans through state-run exchanges. The ruling may get overturned, but even if it does, bigger challenges remain for the law.

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