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BRIC Bust?
BRIC Bust?
One Million Brazilians Protest for Dilma’s Ouster

Brazilians want Dilma gone, and they’ve taken to the streets to make sure their representatives get the message.

BRIC Bust?
Inflation Soars and Popularity Plummets for Brazil's Rousseff

Brazil’s President is dealing with some hard realities: severe drought, soaring inflation, and a rough preparation process for the upcoming World Cup. The BRICs, once the darlings of the global economy, have a rough road ahead.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff
The Inauguration

As Donald Trump takes the oath, an essay on the historical forces that have shaped this moment by Walter Russell Mead.


Clearly a lot of frustration for the outgoing American President has been stored up in the Russian psyche.

the roots of populism

If the term “intellectual” only encompasses thinkers on the Left, then it is only natural that right-wing populists would turn it into a slur.

Rebuilding America

Paul Ryan will target $40 in private investment for every $1 his caucus approves in infrastructure spending.

Violence in Myanmar

Many of Myanmar’s long-suffering Rohingyas are now turning to internationally funded Islamist insurgents to resist the government.

The Shale Rebound

Texas’s Permian Basin has been called “the crown jewel of the world’s oil and gas industry.”

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