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Arms Race in Asia
Arms Race in Asia
Tokyo Wants New Fighter Jets to Counter Beijing

Japan’s efforts are a direct response to China’s new aircraft.

Arms Race in Asia
U.S. to Dock Stealth Destroyers in Japan

The move by the U.S. is a reminder to China of the sophistication of U.S. weapons systems.

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Asia's Game of Thrones

Both Washington and Manila are doing damage control in the wake of Duterte’s latest comments, but the real test is yet to come.


Even the New York Times is beginning to acknowledge Obama’s sorry legacy in the Middle East.

beyond blue

Financial literacy has to become a basic element of the U.S. educational system.


The inability to pass the easiest of trade deals with Canada speaks to a deeper structural crisis at the heart of the continent.

After the Elections

Fair enough. But some of the Realpolitik Russia won’t like.

Shale Is Hale

Welcome to the era of the “monster frack.”

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