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The Pain of Chavismo
The Pain of Chavismo
New Protests Put Venezuela on Edge

Student protests that began two weeks ago got more serious today when opposition leaders joined a massive march through Caracas. Scores of people have been detained by police, three people were killed, a number of police vehicles burned, and some government offices were vandalized during the protests.

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Reefer Madness

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America’s peculiar system for choosing presidents may help avoid post-election chaos.

Third Debate Recap

Trump shortchanges his supposed signature issue to defend man-crush on Putin.

Frozen Ukraine

The latest round of peace talks only mask Europe’s lack of leverage and commitment in Ukraine.

Asia's Game of Thrones

The Philippine president has now definitively cast his lot with China. How will elites in Manila react?

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