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After the deal
After the deal
OPEC Just Set a Record for Oil Output

The cartel is only making the task ahead more difficult.

After the deal
Admin Is Letting Iran Run Roughshod over Syria

Instead of the promised U.S. pushback against Iran after the deal, we’re seeing more acquiescence.

After the deal
Unfinished Business from the Iran Nuclear Debate

As the clock counts down to implementation, the U.S. needs to move quickly to correct the flaws and close the loopholes of the JCPOA.

After the deal
Administration: Iran Missile Test Violates UN Sanctions

The Iran Deal isn’t making the Administration’s life in the Middle East any easier, which is what a true foreign policy success would have done.

After the deal
Human Rights in Iran: Overlooked for Too Long

How a regime treats its own people tells us a lot about whether it will abide by its international agreements.

After the deal
Sanctions Not the Only Obstacle to Iranian Gas in Europe

Tehran faces a host of obstacles to gaining a foothold in Europe’s natural gas market.

After the deal
European Far Right Girds For a Fight After Greece

The most important repercussions of the Greek ‘deal’ will not necessarily manifest itself in Greek domestic politics, but rather in the politics of larger European countries with surging populist parties.

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Political Economy

If America’s economic momentum persists, Trump may once again prove harder to stop than his opponents imagine.

Reforming China

Even a Chinese state think tank speaks the ugly truth.

Higher Ed Shake Up

Ten months of code camp beats four years of ‘business communications’.

Middle East Aflame

General Mattis wants an early chance to roll back Iranian gains in the region, and despite the risks, Yemen seems like a tempting place to start.

Development in Africa

Events in Ivory Coast remind us that rising expectations produce more revolutions than poverty.


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