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After the Nuclear Deal
After the Nuclear Deal
What the World Sees as Obama Eases Iran Sanctions

Iran launches missile tests, Administration gives them another treat.

After the Nuclear Deal
Missiles are the Key to our Future, Says Iran

Bombs beat blab, Iranian Supreme Leader says.

After the Nuclear Deal
Drowning in Moderation

Fewer than two people per seat were allowed to run for Iran’s parliament.

After the Nuclear Deal
Iran’s Hardliners Stack Deck for Upcoming Elections

If you hoped that the nuclear deal meant moderation, there’s bad news out of Tehran.

After the Nuclear Deal
Iran Nixes Further Talks with U.S.

If true, an Iranian ban on further talks with the U.S. would suggest that despite the nuclear deal, there’s no new relationship with Iran in sight.

After the Nuclear Deal
Pollard Release Much Ado About Nothing

The release of the spy was not a sop to Israel, but normal procedure.

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Putin's Retirement Plan?

The sanctioned Russian bank VTB, a Kremlin favorite, had a critical role to play in the sale of a government oil company stake last month. Cui bono?

the grass is always greener

The GOP has spent altogether too much energy raging against the Affordable Care Act and altogether too little developing and building support for alternatives.

Law & Order

A new study estimates just how much police reduce crime rates.

Crude Economics

It’s not enough to balance supply and demand—petrostates need to contend with crude in storage, as well.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Do the defense minister’s words signify a rift within Manila’s top leadership?


Over the weekend, PEOTUS assured Britain of a speedy bilateral trade deal as soon as he’s in office. If things go well for Britain, look to some other wavering EU countries to start looking at their options.

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