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Syria in Our Backyard?

Central America’s gang crisis is our crisis.

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A Mixed Bag for Mexico

Pemex is adapting well to reforms, but Mexico is still struggling with cartel violence.

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The Courage Crisis

The children’s refugee “crisis” on the U.S.-Mexico border is but a symptom of the real crisis: denial and cowardice among U.S. politicians of both parties.

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The Battle for the Big Easy

The Battle of New Orleans, a big battle in a little war fought 200 years ago, shaped U.S. history more than most Americans realize.

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The Drug War Divide

The Obama Administration’s more nuanced approach to domestic drug policy has no parallel south of the border, where militarized narco-inanity continues apace.

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Security of Supply

Not much, it turns out.

fighting the future

Some creative Italians have found a way to beat their country’s job-destroying Euro woes—and the powers that be have immediately organized to crush it.

the Supremes

A nuclear response would be necessary to save the Supreme Court as an institution.

Asia's Game of Thrones

More wages from Obama’s vaunted Pivot to Asia.

Golden State Blues

California’s high-end housing market is one of the most attractive for America’s rich. The market for starter homes? Not so much.

good causes & bad advocates

The organization’s reckless and misleading use of its imprimatur is poisonous for public debate.

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