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Keep an Eye on Santa Clara County

A state panel has cleared Judge Aaron Persky of wrongdoing, but his critics are trying to oust him anyway.

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A Norm-Shattering Campaign in California

How to understand the campaign against California’s Judge Persky.

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Asia's Game of Thrones

Time will tell if this strategy will backfire, generating more pushback from potential allies like South Korea.

Not Dead Yet

But this weekend’s protests, impressive as they were, are a long way from constituting a lasting threat to Putin’s power.

Crude Economics

OPEC and co. hardly have a choice in the matter.

Asia's Game of Thrones

China is moving closer to replacing the United States as a key Pakistani ally.

The Future

Here’s some fodder for your next dinner party.


Hint: It involves leaflets, psy-ops, and calls from Mom.

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