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Obama's Potemkin Russia Policy
Obama's Potemkin Russia Policy
Obama's Lethargy Is Putin's Opportunity

Putin is the thorn in Obama’s side, the pebble in his slipper, the fly in his borscht. Whenever Washington seeks to get something productive done abroad, the Kremlin makes sure to drop a few banana peels on the road. A¬†smart piece from Victor Davis Hanson over at the National Review¬†makes a point about Putin that […]

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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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