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Fracas in Caracas
Fracas in Caracas
Venezuela Burns as Court Entrenches Gridlock

The country’s Supreme Court rules in favor Maduro even as the conditions for many ordinary Venezuelans turn dire.

Fracas in Caracas
Palestinian Students to Caracas Med School: You’re Too Dysfunctional

If there’s any sure sign of trouble in paradise, it’s when droves of young Gazans abandon free medical education for the horrors of the war-torn West Bank.

Fracas in Caracas
Venezuela: The Country With Four Exchange Rates

According to the government, real prices may vary by over 2700%.

Fracas in Caracas
Venezuela Channels the USSR

Waiting in line is now a paying job. And Maduro is keeping the country’s three exchange rates in place.

Fracas in Caracas
Venezuela Burns Money, China

Venezuela had already made it perfectly clear that it could not manage its finances and keep its people in good living conditions, even with the help of the world’s largest oil reserves. Now, it has has made things even worse by defaulting to China, its only real friend.

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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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