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Britain's New Orientation
Britain's New Orientation
China’s UK Nuke Plant Gets Green Light

Critics may crow about Britain excessively kowtowing to the Chinese, and they may have a point about the inherent risks of doing so. But especially after Brexit, keeping Beijing at least nominally on side is not an insane policy—by a long shot.

Britain's New Orientation
Theresa May Reassures Beijing

On China, May has to decide whether to stick to her predecessor’s plan or to rewrite the script.

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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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