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Picking Up the Pieces
Picking Up the Pieces
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Vietnam’s Class War

Setting up an American-style university in Vietnam has got to be easier than winning a war, doesn’t it?

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Colombia’s Catastrophic Success

The U.S. government’s Plan Colombia worked almost despite itself.

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Banking on Somalia

Somalia’s informal banking system is one of the only coherent institutions in the country—so why is U.S. policy undermining it?

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Unraveling Afghanistan

Having spun an artificial Afghan state into existence, we can’t leave without it crashing into the ground.

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Jason Willick on the inadequacy of the donor class vision for the Republican Party.

Regulate Don't Kill

Trying to apply blue model thinking to post-blue problems is foolish.

A New Cud to Chew

Feeding cows seaweed could cut out 99 percent of their methane emissions.

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.

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