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El Salvador's Elections
El Salvador's Elections
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The Fragile Victory

It is easy to forget that El Salvador was the United States’ largest counterinsurgency and nation-building campaign after Vietnam and before Iraq and Afghanistan. And it just might be the only one of these four countries where the American effort actually may be showing some promise, warts and all.

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Asia's Game of Thrones

As Duterte continues to slam the U.S. and look to China, Japan is caught in an awkward position.


By snubbing nuclear power, Berlin has consigned itself to decades of coal dependence.

The European Immigration Crisis

There is nothing so permanent as a temporary measure.

Miracles Can Happen

It’s probably not a model for the country (as some analysts would have it), but it shows that compromise is possible when all parties involved are committed to finding a practical solution.

Putin on a show?

Russia’s advantage in Syria is a matter of political will, not technical capability.

Higher Education Watch

Colleges make resident assistants “mandatory reporters” for potential Title IX violations.

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