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Asia's Great Game
Asia's Great Game
In Thailand, Ignore the Human Rights Moralists

Thailand’s military government is more repressive and enduring than the U.S. expected. But instead of sanctioning the country to “show our support for democracy,” we should pursue a more nuanced and realistic policy.

Asia's Great Game
Vietnam and China at War on the High Seas

The battle for the South China Sea is taking shape: with Vietnam, the Philippines, and now Indonesia on one side, and, surprisingly, Taiwan joining China on the other.

Asia's Great Game
India-China Rivalry Isn't Stopping Growing Trade Ties

China and India sat down this week to discuss building up rail links to increase cross-border trade. Neither country wants to let their military rivalry get in the way of business.

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Putin's Patronage

The rebound of Russia’s largest oil company appears to be a major success story, but the truth is more complicated.

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Jason Willick on the inadequacy of the donor class vision for the Republican Party.

Regulate Don't Kill

Trying to apply blue model thinking to post-blue problems is foolish.

A New Cud to Chew

Feeding cows seaweed could cut out 99 percent of their methane emissions.

Trouble in Brussels

After threatening Putin with new sanctions over Syria, European leaders discover they lack the political will to deliver.

The United States is now going to have to figure out how to help Venezuela avoid completely melting down, with the Venezuelan strongman still at the helm.

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