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Budget Battles
Budget Battles
Putin Panic Triggers Pentagon Spending Spree

Many of the nation’s top military brass have Putin on their minds when looking at the 2018 defense budget.

Budget Battles
Putin Can’t Stop Feeding the Caucasus

Chechen strongman Ramzan Kadyrov puts his foot down—and the Russian President obeys.

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Andrew Jackson Lives

Trump’s view on the subject helped him get elected.

After the deal

The cartel is only making the task ahead more difficult.

Back To The Burbs

Most people don’t actually want that hipster millennial lifestyle after all.

illiberalism

Tribalism on one side strengthens tribalism on the other.

A Setback?

Austria’s far-right Freedom Party suffered a defeat at the polls on Sunday. But the country’s next parliamentary could come sooner than most expect, offering the populists another chance.

Europe's Mess

A “No” vote many thought would strike a serious blow against the EU may have been more of a stay of execution. But that does not mean any of Europe’s underlying problems have gone away.

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