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Russian Perfidy at the UN

The Obama Administration and its Western allies are angry at Russia’s two-faced dealings on Syria, but they still may not learn their lesson.

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On With the War

Bashar al-Assad and company are actually trying to win the war. This is a somehow still a surprise in certain quarters.

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“Assad Is Winning”

A string of military victories by Butcher Assad’s forces undermines hope for diplomatic resolution to Syrian Civil War.

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Turkey May Have Leaked US-Trained Fighters’ Location

A NATO ally seems to have connived in the capture of U.S.-backed forces by the Nusra Front.

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France 2017

The unpredictable French presidential election has taken a new turn in favor of independent candidate Emmanuel Macron.

Asia's Game of Thrones

China has almost finished building structures intended to host surface-to-air missiles on its artificial islands in the South China Sea.

Higher Education Watch

The campaign for more intellectual diversity in higher education just got an eloquent and influential new champion.

Survey Says

But do shifting American attitudes portend a lasting realignment?

the future of retirement

Our elites don’t feel a sense of urgency about entirely predictable problems that threaten to devastate the middle class.

Trump Ties

Dmitry Firtash, a Ukrainian oligarch with ties to former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, could soon face extradition to the U.S. on bribery charges.

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