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Disappearing Dictator
Disappearing Dictator
Signs of Change in Pyongyang?

In the absence of Kim Jong Un, who hasn’t been seen in public in more than a month, North Korean policy seems to be shifting course in some heartening ways. Anyone who predicts whether that will continue is merely speculating, but a non-nuclear DPRK which plays nice with Seoul sure would be good news.

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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.

Egypt in Turmoil

The West is ignoring an ongoing crisis in Egypt, as painful austerity measures stoke outrage against the Sisi government.

Why We Can't Have Nice Things

Déjà vu all over again.

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