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A New Order
A New Order
Amid Saudi Summons, Pakistan Prevaricates

After a second day of deliberations in parliament, Pakistan is still not committed to coming to Saudi Arabia’s aid in its fight in Yemen.

A New Order
Saudis Ask Egypt to Look East

A meeting between the Saudi king and Egypt’s president over the weekend shows further consolidation of a Sunni front in the Middle East.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff

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.

After the Elections

Fair enough. But some of the Realpolitik Russia won’t like.

Shale Is Hale

Welcome to the era of the “monster frack.”


And get this: it’s because the industry already got the subsidies it wanted.

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