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Parsing Putin
Parsing Putin
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Russia’s 19th-Century Approach in Syria

Vladimir Putin’s Presidency is reminiscent of the strategies and rhetoric used by the 19th-Century Czar, Nicholas I.

Parsing Putin
Respect and Killing in Eastern Ukraine

Just days after Vladimir said that he would respect the outcome of Ukraine’s election, pro-Russian forces shot down a helicopter in Donetsk, killing 12.

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Political Economy

If America’s economic momentum persists, Trump may once again prove harder to stop than his opponents imagine.

Reforming China

Even a Chinese state think tank speaks the ugly truth.

Higher Ed Shake Up

Ten months of code camp beats four years of ‘business communications’.

Middle East Aflame

General Mattis wants an early chance to roll back Iranian gains in the region, and despite the risks, Yemen seems like a tempting place to start.

Development in Africa

Events in Ivory Coast remind us that rising expectations produce more revolutions than poverty.

Unenforceable

Shocker! Who could have imagined?

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