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Things Fall Apart
Things Fall Apart
Report: Nigerian Army Massacred More Than 300 Shi‘a Muslims

Add this human rights nightmare to President Buhari’s growing list of woes: Boko Haram, Niger Delta Avengers, falling oil revenue, depreciating currency, and impending recession.

Things Fall Apart
Nigeria’s Oil Avengers Strike

Militants calling themselves the “Niger Delta Avengers” have blown up so much infrastructure that oil production is down one million barrels a day.

Things Fall Apart
Good Intentions Gone Awry

South Sudan: a case study highlighting how fuzzy-minded but big-hearted idealists often contribute to the world’s suffering as much as—and perhaps even more than—cold hearted ruthless power seekers.

Things Fall Apart
Brazil’s Corruption Probe Nabs Former President

The more bad news that comes out of Brazil, the clearer it becomes that the country still hasn’t hit bottom.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff

And get this: it’s because the industry already got the subsidies it wanted.

Putin's Patronage

The rebound of Russia’s largest oil company appears to be a major success story, but the truth is more complicated.

TAI elsewhere

Jason Willick on the inadequacy of the donor class vision for the Republican Party.

Regulate Don't Kill

Trying to apply blue model thinking to post-blue problems is foolish.

A New Cud to Chew

Feeding cows seaweed could cut out 99 percent of their methane emissions.

Trouble in Brussels

After threatening Putin with new sanctions over Syria, European leaders discover they lack the political will to deliver.

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