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It's the Economy
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Trump and the Financial Markets

The markets have reacted positively to Trump’s election, but if he doesn’t articulate an economic philosophy, that will soon change.

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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.

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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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demographic transformation

The millennial urban boom may be coming to a close. This could have major consequences for America’s politics and geography.

No, probably not. But President Trump may have trouble lifting them in the first place.

Delivering on Promises

TPP, NAFTA, and a special deal with the UK: Trump’s first week will be a busy one.

WRM in the WSJ

Eliot Cohen’s new book presents a nuanced and compelling defense of hard power.

Infowar

Regular readers know the answer: not very effective at all.

Horn of Africa

…and that may not be such a bad thing.

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