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Asian Geopolitics
Asian Geopolitics
Japan’s Self-Defense Bills Stalling

Shinzo Abe has extended the current session of parliament to allow debate to continue, even as the bills face stiffer and stiffer opposition from the Japanese public.

Asian Geopolitics
A Long, Winding Road for Sino-Indian Relations

India announced plans to build a road along a long, remote border with China that has been disputed for more than fifty years. Recent history shows us that these relatively small disagreements can become a serious sticking point in some of the world’s most important diplomatic relationships.

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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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