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The Deal
The Deal
Why Did Russia Back the Iran Deal?

Russia has one good reason not to favor the deal: oil. But there are other big reasons why Moscow went along with it.

The Deal
Left Behind in Iran

The stories of an American ex-Marine and a Christian pastor imprisoned in the Islamic Republic, the nuclear deal that will likely leave them behind bars, and the two women fighting for their freedom.

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Asia's Game of Thrones

As Duterte continues to slam the U.S. and look to China, Japan is caught in an awkward position.


By snubbing nuclear power, Berlin has consigned itself to decades of coal dependence.

The European Immigration Crisis

There is nothing so permanent as a temporary measure.

Miracles Can Happen

It’s probably not a model for the country (as some analysts would have it), but it shows that compromise is possible when all parties involved are committed to finding a practical solution.

Putin on a show?

Russia’s advantage in Syria is a matter of political will, not technical capability.

Higher Education Watch

Colleges make resident assistants “mandatory reporters” for potential Title IX violations.

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