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Burma's Rohingyas
Burma's Rohingyas
Human Rights Activists Lose Faith in Burma’s Leader

Outrage at Myanmar’s leader for her inaction on the Rohingya demonstrates the continuing failure of human rights activists to understand the world or develop wise strategies for dealing with it.

Burma's Rohingyas
Suu Kyi’s Human Rights Challenge

Human rights activists have repeatedly struggled to grapple with the complexities of geopolitics in Southeast Asia.

Burma's Rohingyas
Buddhist Mobs in Burma Raid NGO

Ethnic tension drives yet another frenzied mob of Buddhists to violence this week in Burma’s Rakhine state. As the 2015 elections edge closer, the government shows no signs of quelling the mayhem.

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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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