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Reformer vs. Religious Authoritarian
Reformer vs. Religious Authoritarian
For Modi, a Return to the Bad Old Days?

The latest high profile move in India’s crackdown on foreign NGOs lends credence to those who worry that Modi’s Hindu nationalism will lead him towards Erdogan-style authoritarianism.

Reformer vs. Religious Authoritarian
Which Modi Will We See?

Is Narendra Modi an “Indian Erdogan”? How he handles religious tensions in his sprawling, multi-confessional democracy will go a long way to showing us how successful his term can be.

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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.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Philippine officials sought to clarify Duterte’s comments on separating from the U.S., but the situation is still murky.

Reefer Madness

Is it Gary Johnson’s world? Not necessarily.


Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin thinks Moscow can add 4 million barrels per day in the coming years.

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