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Iran Deal
Iran Deal
No Room for Improvement

Why does the Obama Administration insist that the Iran deal is perfect as is? 

Iran Deal
Obama to Versailles

It’s Wilson, not Nixon, whom Obama most resembles in his pursuit of the Iran deal.

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Maersk Tigris Released, Tensions Ease

But what was the cost? The ship’s management firm reportedly put up a down payment for the settlement, but the Tigris’ release was preceded by an explicit standing down by U.S. Navy vessels in the Strait of Hormuz.

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Trouble in Brussels

After threatening Putin with new sanctions over Syria, European leaders discover they lack the political will to deliver.

The United States is now going to have to figure out how to help Venezuela avoid completely melting down, with the Venezuelan strongman still at the helm.

Fear the Airpocalypse

Companies are defying orders to cut back on air pollution.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Philippine officials sought to clarify Duterte’s comments on separating from the U.S., but the situation is still murky.

Reefer Madness

Is it Gary Johnson’s world? Not necessarily.


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

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