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Refugee Fight Splinters Democrats

How the President Obama’s refugee rhetoric created an ugly and divisive culture war eruption.

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President Obama’s Cynical Refugee Ploy

The debate we are having over the acceptance of Syrian refugees is not the conversation the country needs.

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The real stumbling block to Democratic legislative power.

brave new world

An Australian account of China’s gains doubles as a bleak assessment of Obama’s legacy in the region.

Crude Economics

London is using both carrot and stick to keep offshore oil output up.

Greeks Bearing Debts

Greece’s recurrent crisis is the result of bad Greek and German decisions alike. Only one is in year eight of a depression as a result.

Frack Baby Frack

Abundant shale gas brought natural gas prices to historic lows—and made the US a net exporter of the hydrocarbon.

WRM Elsewhere

Walter Russell Mead tackles the question.

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