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Iran Forges Ahead With Its Ballistic Missiles

The theory that engagement would lead to Iran becoming a peaceful stakeholder in the broader Middle East is taking a beating.

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Some Measure of Peace in Iraq?

Baghdad and Erbil have buried the hatchet over a long-running oil revenue dispute.

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In Seeking D├ętente, Don’t Leave Americans Behind

The Obama Administration is racing the clock to reach historic accords with two of America’s long-standing foes, Iran and Cuba. As it tries to strike a deal, it mustn’t forget the plight of five U.S. citizens imprisoned in those two countries.

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Baghdad and Kurds Resolve Oil Dispute

Iraq’s central government struck a deal over Kurdish oil late last week resolving a longstanding dispute. It’s welcome news, but the barriers to Iraq’s political and military effectiveness remain steep.

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Nuclear Strategy

A technical fix to America’s aging warheads could raise tensions with Russia by undermining its nuclear deterrent.

K-12 Blues

Teenagers from abroad overwhelmingly think that American schools demand less of them than schools in their home countries.

Crude Economics

Riyadh is effectively ceding market share directly to US frackers.

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The GOP Congressional caucus is in chaos as it tries to ram through Obamacare repeal.

Survey Says

But the dictatorship lives on.

The North American Energy Boom

Existing Albertan oil sands operations are poised for big growth in the coming years.

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