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American Power
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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.”

American Power
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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Walter Russell Mead & Staff
Asia's Game of Thrones

Time will tell if this strategy will backfire, generating more pushback from potential allies like South Korea.

Not Dead Yet

But this weekend’s protests, impressive as they were, are a long way from constituting a lasting threat to Putin’s power.

Crude Economics

OPEC and co. hardly have a choice in the matter.

Asia's Game of Thrones

China is moving closer to replacing the United States as a key Pakistani ally.

The Future

Here’s some fodder for your next dinner party.


Hint: It involves leaflets, psy-ops, and calls from Mom.

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