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Peace in Our Time
Peace in Our Time
The Kurds, the Kremlin, and the Ceasefire

The British FM is worried about increasing coordination between the YPG and Moscow. He’s right to be.

Peace in Our Time
What’s Going on with the Maersk Tigris?

There was a real legal dispute between the Dutch shipping company and an Iranian firm. But none of the backstory fully explains Iran’s aggressive move.

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We need to carefully think through a lot of our assumptions about gender roles, and build kinds of educational and social systems to help our boys succeed.

Theft in Broad Daylight

This is not your everyday bank failure in Russia.

Asia's Game of Thrones

As he heads to Japan, Duterte is once again denouncing U.S. military involvement in the Pacific. Can Tokyo push back?

The Cracks Start to Widen

Again, the question supporters of the law will have to answer centers on sustainability: is the health system that Obamacare establishes something that can really last?

Crude Economics

That OPEC production cut is going to have to fall on the Saudis’ shoulders—if it’s to happen at all.

Egypt in Turmoil

The West is ignoring an ongoing crisis in Egypt, as painful austerity measures stoke outrage against the Sisi government.

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