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Michael J. Green
Asia's Game of Thrones
Now Back to the Real Power Game in the South China Sea

The international tribunal’s ruling against China’s maritime claims is a nudge in the right direction for the U.S. and allies, but it will take even more pushing to shift the momentum against Beijing.

The New Burma Road

The Obama Administration’s preference for “engagement” faces another uphill battle in Burma.

Democracy and the Balance of Power in Asia

Democratic ideals, not raw geopolitics, are shaping Asia’s future.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff
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.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Both Washington and Manila are doing damage control in the wake of Duterte’s latest comments, but the real test is yet to come.


Even the New York Times is beginning to acknowledge Obama’s sorry legacy in the Middle East.

beyond blue

Financial literacy has to become a basic element of the U.S. educational system.


The inability to pass the easiest of trade deals with Canada speaks to a deeper structural crisis at the heart of the continent.

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