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Duterte Harry
Duterte Harry
Duterte Mouths Off at Obama (Again) as Military Games Begin

Are American officials really unconcerned about the future of the alliance?

Duterte Harry
Duterte Literally Gives EU the Finger

The Philippine President’s recurring outbursts complicate U.S. Asia strategy.

Duterte Harry
Duterte Says Philippines Might Leave the UN

“Duterte Harry,” as he is known in the country, has promised to crack down on violence and end the drug epidemic.

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separation of powers

The third branch could be a bulwark against Trump’s potential abuses of power.

Crude Economics

America’s rig count is rising, and it’s only going to climb further after OPEC’s decision to cut output.

Crude Economics

Moscow just promised to cut its oil output, but that promise rings hollow.

Asia's Game of Thrones

China’s seizure of Singapore’s troop carriers is a power move that sends a signal about Beijing’s displeasure with the Lion City.

Burma's Rohingyas

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.

Looking Ahead

Nancy Pelosi’s re-election at House Minority Leader suggests that even the 2016 disaster has not yet weakened the establishment’s iron grip over Democratic power centers.

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