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Eyes on Ankara
Eyes on Ankara
Is Kobani Erdogan's Warsaw?

Turkey starts bombing runs—on its own Kurds, at home. Meanwhile, its inaction in Syria is beginning to look more Machiavellian by the day.

Eyes on Ankara
Turkey Weighs NATO, Chinese Missile Offers Again

Turkey revisited a disputed missile contract for the fourth time, giving hope to previously-snubbed U.S. and EU bidders.

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Why We Can't Have Nice Things

Déjà vu all over again.

Public Opinion

A new Gallup poll registers big increases in respect for police, including among Democrats and nonwhites.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Both Washington and Manila are doing damage control in the wake of Duterte’s latest comments, but the real test is yet to come.


Even the New York Times is beginning to acknowledge Obama’s sorry legacy in the Middle East.

beyond blue

Financial literacy has to become a basic element of the U.S. educational system.


The inability to pass the easiest of trade deals with Canada speaks to a deeper structural crisis at the heart of the continent.

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