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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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Middle East Aflame

General Mattis wants an early chance to roll back Iranian gains in the region, and despite the risks, Yemen seems like a tempting place to start.

Development in Africa

Events in Ivory Coast remind us that rising expectations produce more revolutions than poverty.


Shocker! Who could have imagined?

Security of Supply

Not much, it turns out.

fighting the future

Some creative Italians have found a way to beat their country’s job-destroying Euro woes—and the powers that be have immediately organized to crush it.

the Supremes

A nuclear response would be necessary to save the Supreme Court as an institution.

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