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It's the Economy
It's the Economy
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Does Israel’s Trade Follow Its Foreign Relations?

Despite speculation about a pivot toward China, Russia, and India, and away from the United States and Europe, the answer is: no. And Israel is the better for it.

It's the Economy
GOP: Party of Small Business?

The GOP could become the “party of innovation,” writes Derek Khanna in the American Conservative. The first step is to revamp its approach to championing small businesses.

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Crude Economics

America’s rig count is rising, and it’s only going to climb further after OPEC’s decision to cut output.

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.

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