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The Mess in Yemen
Exiled Government Officials Return To Aden

A day after Yemeni militiamen drove the Houthis out of Aden, senior government officials have returned to Yemen’s southern city.

After the Nigerian Elections
Nigeria’s Holdover Generals Out of Luck

As Boko advances, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is showing the country’s military leadership the door.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff

The Philippine pivot to China is just the latest consequence of Obama’s feckless foreign policy.


America’s peculiar system for choosing presidents may help avoid post-election chaos.

Third Debate Recap

Trump shortchanges his supposed signature issue to defend man-crush on Putin.

Frozen Ukraine

The latest round of peace talks only mask Europe’s lack of leverage and commitment in Ukraine.

Asia's Game of Thrones

The Philippine president has now definitively cast his lot with China. How will elites in Manila react?

Follow the Money

Why hasn’t the increase in K-12 investment translated into better student outcomes?

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