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A Problem for Putin
A Problem for Putin
Russia Is Bad for Business

Russia’s political and economic uncertainty is driving investors away.

A Problem for Putin
Western Sanctions Threaten Russia's Energy Future

Russia may be doing its very best to act as if Western sanctions aren’t affecting it, but Moscow’s long-term energy ambitions are being seriously threatened by these measures.

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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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