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Muslim Asian Tiger

Indonesia is working hard to attract tourists from the Middle East. This potential Muslim Asian tiger should be on everyone’s list of countries to watch.

Super-advanced Psy-ops?

Adding insult to injury, Pentagon officials were forced to publicly back off last week’s ill-judged announcement that an attack on the ISIS-occupied city of Mosul was being planned for the spring. Just what is going on inside the Obama administration?

The New Middle East

A momentous (but expected) move leaves Benjamin Netanyahu the big winner, and Turkey and President Obama the big losers.

Crude Economics

Nigeria is agitating for an emergency OPEC meeting, but don’t expect the Saudis to agree.

Growing Smarter

The Indian Prime Minister is heeding the science and pushing for more GM-friendly policies.

Leading from Behind

Erbil said the Obama plan took the Kurds by surprise.

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