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a ray of light
a ray of light
Argentina Reaches Deal with Holdout Creditors

With rough times ahead, deal offers rare bit of good news for South America.

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A New Stage for Argentina?

A turn for the better in Argentina would send a powerful signal across Latin America. But reform will be an uphill battle for the new president.

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Asia's Game of Thrones

The Trump Administration is likely to comply.

demographic transformation

The millennial urban boom may be coming to a close. This could have major consequences for America’s politics and geography.

A Heavy Lift

No, probably not. But President Trump may have trouble lifting them in the first place.

Delivering on Promises

TPP, NAFTA, and a special deal with the UK: Trump’s first week will be a busy one.

WRM in the WSJ

Eliot Cohen’s new book presents a nuanced and compelling defense of hard power.


Regular readers know the answer: not very effective at all.

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