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Feet to the Fire
Feet to the Fire
Congress Passes Ukraine Bill, Obama Holds Sanctions Over Russia’s Head

The Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014 imposes harsh sanctions on key Russian economic sectors and authorizes the President to give lethal aid to Ukraine for the first time. But Obama appears to be opting to hold his fire for now.

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Reefer Madness

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


America’s peculiar system for choosing presidents may help avoid post-election chaos.

Third Debate Recap

Trump shortchanges his supposed signature issue to defend man-crush on Putin.

Frozen Ukraine

The latest round of peace talks only mask Europe’s lack of leverage and commitment in Ukraine.

Asia's Game of Thrones

The Philippine president has now definitively cast his lot with China. How will elites in Manila react?

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