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Elections 2016
Elections 2016
What’s Really Going on in Iran

“Reformer” and “moderate” are less clear-cut categories than you thinkā€”and then there’s the IRGC.

Elections 2016
Ghost of Iraq Still Haunts the GOP

Trump has reopened a painful wound in the GOP.

Elections 2016
Kurds to Hold Independence Referendum

Possible scramble to get referendum done before next POTUS elected.

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Trouble in Brussels

After threatening Putin with new sanctions over Syria, European leaders discover they lack the political will to deliver.

The United States is now going to have to figure out how to help Venezuela avoid completely melting down, with the Venezuelan strongman still at the helm.

Fear the Airpocalypse

Companies are defying orders to cut back on air pollution.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Philippine officials sought to clarify Duterte’s comments on separating from the U.S., but the situation is still murky.

Reefer Madness

Is it Gary Johnson’s world? Not necessarily.


Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin thinks Moscow can add 4 million barrels per day in the coming years.

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