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Of Czars and Boyars
Of Czars and Boyars
Putin’s Valdai Pivot?

The Russian President is playing his games again.

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Duterte Harry

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte seems to be tightening his grip over the Senate, sidelining rivals opposed to his drug war.

Fuzzy Math

Riyadh says Saudi Aramco is worth $2 trillion. Analysts say it’s worth as little as $400 billion. Who’s right?

Dutch Election Watch

Whatever the outcome of the Dutch elections, Geert van Wilders has already shifted the public discourse, leading mainstream politicians to tack to the right on the EU and migration.

unions versus the public

The purple state push for public sector union reform is a good thing for taxpayers and quality of governance.

No Left Left

Your’s children’s socialism won’t look much like your grandparents’ socialism.

Things Fall Apart

What this means for the running of the Nigerian government and the health of Christian-Muslim politics in West Africa’s regional power remains to be seen, but it certainly doesn’t bode well.

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