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The Rise of Modi
The Rise of Modi
Modi Favorite Among Youth, Rural Voters

India’s elections are less than a week away, and Narendra Modi looks likely to clean up among young voters and rural residents. The second statistic, in particular, comes as a surprise.

The Rise of Modi
Pro-Business in Name Only?

Narendra Modi is widely celebrated for his business acumen and for presiding over “miraculous” economic growth in Gujarat, and he is widely expected to win India’s upcoming elections on the strength of that record. But if you take a closer look at his economic policies, all is not what it seems.

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Border Bluster

Russia continues to taunt Georgia by moving the border of South Ossetia, but don’t expect a change in policy from Tbilisi.

brave new world

We need to carefully think through a lot of our assumptions about gender roles, and build kinds of educational and social systems to help our boys succeed.

Theft in Broad Daylight

This is not your everyday bank failure in Russia.

Asia's Game of Thrones

As he heads to Japan, Duterte is once again denouncing U.S. military involvement in the Pacific. Can Tokyo push back?

The Cracks Start to Widen

Again, the question supporters of the law will have to answer centers on sustainability: is the health system that Obamacare establishes something that can really last?

Crude Economics

That OPEC production cut is going to have to fall on the Saudis’ shoulders—if it’s to happen at all.

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