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Why We Can't Have Nice Things
California Scales Back High-Speed Rail Plans Again

Déjà vu all over again.

Delivering Health
What “Narrow” Health Networks Can Tell Us About Single Payer

If you give up choice, you can save money. But do Americans want to give up choice?

Infrastructure for the Information Age
How to Improve Infrastructure Without Taxpayer Money

The information economy poses new challenges and requires different kinds of infrastructure. Privatization can help.

Asia's Game of Thrones
Indonesia Stands Up to China

What we’re seeing in Asia is a geopolitical version of Newton’s Third Law: Where China pushes, it encounters a forceful response.

Rise of Xi
Is Xi Following in Putin’s Footsteps?

Xi may try to extend his tenure.

Why We Can't Have Nice Things
The Sorry, Dangerous State of NJ Transit

Christie is right to see waste in infrastructure, but his strategy for combatting it isn’t working.

Important Infrastructure
Will Moynihan Train Hall Benefit People Who Take Trains?

New York’s planners seem not to understand much about how people actually use train stations in 2016.

Pivot from America
Duterte Talks Alliances with Russia and China

Does he mean it this time?

India Ascendant?
India Moves to Upgrade Air Capabilities

In the face of new and expected threats from China and Pakistan, India needs improved capabilities.

Israel and the UN
The Bipartisan Israel Consensus Holds

Given all the speculation that the Democratic Party might be turning against Israel, no news is, in this case, news.

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Asia's Game of Thrones

As he heads to Japan, Duterte is once again denouncing U.S. military involvement in the Pacific. Can Tokyo push back?

The Cracks Start to Widen

Again, the question supporters of the law will have to answer centers on sustainability: is the health system that Obamacare establishes something that can really last?

Crude Economics

That OPEC production cut is going to have to fall on the Saudis’ shoulders—if it’s to happen at all.

Egypt in Turmoil

The West is ignoring an ongoing crisis in Egypt, as painful austerity measures stoke outrage against the Sisi government.

Why We Can't Have Nice Things

Déjà vu all over again.

Public Opinion

A new Gallup poll registers big increases in respect for police, including among Democrats and nonwhites.

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