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The Gray Lady Gets Keystone Wrong

The fight over the Keystone XL pipeline may not actually affect emissions or stop Canada’s oil sands from being developed, but darnit it’s been good for the green movement! That’s the gist of the recent New York Times article “Pipeline Fight Lifts Environmental Movement,” which—while careful not to take sides—calls the fight a “boon to the environmental movement.” Here’s what’s wrong with that perspective.

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Deal or No Deal

The answer isn’t straightforward, and it’s likely to be decided by our next president.

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.

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