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The Siloviki Showdown

Why are the security services squabbling under Putin? If you haven’t been following our coverage, here’s a good way to catch up.

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Iran’s Ship Seizure and the Limits of Patience

Over and over again, Iran has shown that it wants to make Obama’s life more difficult the more he reaches out to it. Patience is a virtue, but it is not the only virtue.

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Why We Can't Have Nice Things

An expert working on the project cautions the MTA may miss its next deadline.

Higher Ed Shake Up

New low-cost programs are carving out a critical space in the U.S. higher education system.


Hint: it isn’t pretty.

Blue Model Blues

Kicking the can down the road is turning into a hobby for PA lawmakers.

Xi who must be obeyed

The Chinese President’s new status as “core” leader will strengthen his hand, but rifts remain within the Party.

Deal or No Deal

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

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