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Important Infrastructure
Important Infrastructure
Will Moynihan Train Hall Benefit People Who Take Trains?

New York’s planners seem not to understand much about how people actually use train stations in 2016.

Important Infrastructure
Keeping the Shale Boom Booming

North Dakota is on track to get three new oil pipelines by 2016. Connecting the state’s Bakken shale formation with the country’s pipeline network is vital to the continued success of the shale revolution.

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Crude Economics

Moscow just promised to cut its oil output, but that promise rings hollow.

Asia's Game of Thrones

China’s seizure of Singapore’s troop carriers is a power move that sends a signal about Beijing’s displeasure with the Lion City.

Burma's Rohingyas

Outrage at Myanmar’s leader for her inaction on the Rohingya demonstrates the continuing failure of human rights activists to understand the world or develop wise strategies for dealing with it.

Looking Ahead

Nancy Pelosi’s re-election at House Minority Leader suggests that even the 2016 disaster has not yet weakened the establishment’s iron grip over Democratic power centers.

The Vapors

The inability of U.S. diplomats to explain Trump and his worldview to their foreign interlocutors is likely to be a more serious problem for American foreign policy than any early flubs by the President-elect.

The North American Energy Boom

Our southern neighbor is benefiting from the shale boom, too.

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