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Report: U.S. Losing Influence in Asia

New report on Asia claims that “[t]he balance of military power in the region is shifting against the United States.”

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Decline that Never Quite Becomes a Fall

The Fed’s decision not to hike interest rates just goes to show: the G-1 is still holding the switch on which the global economy depends.

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Crude Economics

If the Saudis don’t bite the bullet next month, the cartel’s relevance will fade significantly.

Why We Can't Have Nice Things

An expert working on the project cautions the MTA may miss its next deadline.

Higher Ed Shake Up

New low-cost programs are carving out a critical space in the U.S. higher education system.


Hint: it isn’t pretty.

Blue Model Blues

Kicking the can down the road is turning into a hobby for PA lawmakers.

Xi who must be obeyed

The Chinese President’s new status as “core” leader will strengthen his hand, but rifts remain within the Party.

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