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Turmoil in Thailand
Turmoil in Thailand
Investors Steer Clear of Thailand

All of these foreign investment cuts have important—and overlooked—geopolitical consequences.

Turmoil in Thailand
China Won't Play Rice with Thailand's Shinawatra

In a huge blow to the embattled government of Thailand’s prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, China abandoned a plan to buy a massive amount of rice from Thai farmers today. Is that a message of support for Thailand’s opposition, which is pushing toward a coup?

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Trouble in Brussels

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

The United States is now going to have to figure out how to help Venezuela avoid completely melting down, with the Venezuelan strongman still at the helm.

Fear the Airpocalypse

Companies are defying orders to cut back on air pollution.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Philippine officials sought to clarify Duterte’s comments on separating from the U.S., but the situation is still murky.

Reefer Madness

Is it Gary Johnson’s world? Not necessarily.


Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin thinks Moscow can add 4 million barrels per day in the coming years.

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