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Brazil In Trouble
Brazil In Trouble
No Happy Ending for Brazil

The country is like a teenager in a growth spurt trying to squeeze into last year’s clothes.

Brazil In Trouble
Brazil’s Lower House Votes to Impeach Dilma

As awful as corruption may be, it’s only the start of Brazil’s problems.

Brazil In Trouble
Brazilian Deficit Balloons

A spurt of populist economic measures in the present circumstances could inflict heavier economic damage than expected.

Brazil In Trouble
Moody’s May Junk Brazil

Moody’s signals that it may follow Standard and Poor’s and cut Brazil’s credit rating to junk.

Brazil In Trouble
President Rousseff Enters Survival Mode

Expect Brazil’s economy to get worse before we see any signs that it might get better.

Brazil In Trouble
Dilma’s Last Stand?

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s approval ratings continue to plummet at a rate matched only by the country’s stock market.

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Middle East Aflame

General Mattis wants an early chance to roll back Iranian gains in the region, and despite the risks, Yemen seems like a tempting place to start.

Development in Africa

Events in Ivory Coast remind us that rising expectations produce more revolutions than poverty.


Shocker! Who could have imagined?

Security of Supply

Not much, it turns out.

fighting the future

Some creative Italians have found a way to beat their country’s job-destroying Euro woes—and the powers that be have immediately organized to crush it.

the Supremes

A nuclear response would be necessary to save the Supreme Court as an institution.

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