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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 think—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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Middle East Aflame

General Mattis wants an early chance to roll back Iranian gains in the region, and despite the risks, Yemen seems like a tempting place to start.

Development in Africa

Events in Ivory Coast remind us that rising expectations produce more revolutions than poverty.


Shocker! Who could have imagined?

Security of Supply

Not much, it turns out.

fighting the future

Some creative Italians have found a way to beat their country’s job-destroying Euro woes—and the powers that be have immediately organized to crush it.

the Supremes

A nuclear response would be necessary to save the Supreme Court as an institution.

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