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Obama's Syria Policy
Obama's Syria Policy
Kerry Accepts the Unacceptable

Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, let’s strengthen our partnership. That’s the spirit of the Obama Administration’s policy of dealing with Russia in Syria.

Obama's Syria Policy
Aleppo, Center of Rebel Power, Besieged

It sure looks like Assad and his Russian allies have little interest in finding the “common ground” on Syria the Obama administration has been frantically searching for.

Obama's Syria Policy
Two Years of Failure

America’s Syria policy has been a series of disasters, errors and own goals, humiliating President Obama, devastating his credibility across the region, reducing chances for both a good deal with Iran and peace between Israelis and Palestinians. Oh, and it’s also paved the way for mass death and serial atrocities in Syria.

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Turbine Trouble

Trump thinks wind turbines are ugly. What does this mean for the future of American offshore wind power?

Asia's Game of Thrones

After the Chinese abruptly canceled a trade summit, the Philippine President is now walking back his Foreign Secretary’s harsh criticism of China.

Technology and Africa

A moment of bitter irony in the midst of Cameroon’s Anglophone crisis highlights the promises and limits of technology.

Bromance Interrupted

The love of Putin’s Russia is a precious gift that costs a lot and can be taken away at a moment’s notice—as soon as the beloved doesn’t fit the Kremlin’s selfish interests any longer.

Higher Education Watch

How the government might restrict the flow of subsidies to selective American universities whose priorities aren’t necessarily in line with the public’s.

My Big Fat Greek Bailout

Europeans hoping that the U.S. might lean on the IMF for friendlier Greek bailout terms may be out of luck.

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