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Blurred Red Lines
Blurred Red Lines
Assad's Chemical Weapons Are Finally Being Destroyed

The ones he’s told us about, anyway.

Blurred Red Lines
Paint Dries in Syria

Obama is slowly edging into a more interventionist stance in Syria, which includes a plan to arm moderate rebels. Hopefully this move represents a well thought out strategy, rather than a PR move intended to silence his interventionist critics.

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Asia's Game of Thrones

Philippine officials sought to clarify Duterte’s comments on separating from the U.S., but the situation is still murky.

Reefer Madness

Is it Gary Johnson’s world? Not necessarily.


Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin thinks Moscow can add 4 million barrels per day in the coming years.


America’s peculiar system for choosing presidents may help avoid post-election chaos.

Third Debate Recap

Trump shortchanges his supposed signature issue to defend man-crush on Putin.

Frozen Ukraine

The latest round of peace talks only mask Europe’s lack of leverage and commitment in Ukraine.

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