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Fixers and Fiends
Fixers and Fiends
The Swamp of Ukrainian Politics

Meet Dmytro Firtash: Ukrainian gas tycoon, middleman, and political fixer. The extent to which he and people like him are involved in governing Ukraine after May 25 can tell us a lot about how different things will be under a new administration.

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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.

Higher Education Watch

Colleges make resident assistants “mandatory reporters” for potential Title IX violations.

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