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Pakistan Needs an American Bailout (Again)

For the first time since 2001, the State Bank of Pakistan’s foreign exchange reserves fell to $2.9 billion, prompting a mini-economic crisis in the country. Pakistan now has barely enough in the kitty to pay its import bill for three weeks. As a result, the inflation rate has gotten even higher and the Pakistani rupee continues to tank, putting further pressure on finances.

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Why We Can't Have Nice Things

Déjà vu all over again.

Public Opinion

A new Gallup poll registers big increases in respect for police, including among Democrats and nonwhites.

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.

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