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Dealing with Dictators
Dealing with Dictators
Former Officers: Cold US-Thailand Relations Give China an In

Experts agree: hectoring Thailand about its slide into authoritarianism is counterproductive policy.

Dealing with Dictators
Thailand Goes to Russia

U.S. condemnation of the Thai regime on human rights issues has chilled relations with this key regional power—and so Bangkok is getting friendly with Russia and China.

Dealing with Dictators
The Authoritarian Moment in Thailand

Thailand’s junta is replacing its system of martial law with “dictator law.” It would be a mistake for the U.S. to cut off relations with Bangkok, however.

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Border Bluster

Russia continues to taunt Georgia by moving the border of South Ossetia, but don’t expect a change in policy from Tbilisi.

brave new world

We need to carefully think through a lot of our assumptions about gender roles, and build kinds of educational and social systems to help our boys succeed.

Theft in Broad Daylight

This is not your everyday bank failure in Russia.

Asia's Game of Thrones

As he heads to Japan, Duterte is once again denouncing U.S. military involvement in the Pacific. Can Tokyo push back?

The Cracks Start to Widen

Again, the question supporters of the law will have to answer centers on sustainability: is the health system that Obamacare establishes something that can really last?

Crude Economics

That OPEC production cut is going to have to fall on the Saudis’ shoulders—if it’s to happen at all.

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