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A Game-Changer in Syria and Turkey

MANPADS were used by Kurdish fighters to shoot down a Turkish helicopter in a serious escalation of the broader Syrian civil war. The Kremlin has plausible deniability on its side, but it could well have provided the rockets itself.

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NSA Proves Russia Behind Litvinenko’s Murder

The Telegraph reveals that the NSA provided proof that the Kremlin killed the spy-turned-dissident in 2006.

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"Peak" Oil?

The UK may have just found its biggest new reserve of offshore crude this century.

Land of the Rising Gun

Shinzo Abe is not letting the North Korean crisis go to waste.

Recovery?

The Obama Recovery didn’t do much for the housing sector.

Suburbanization

Will we see a third ring of suburbs?

Asia's Game of Thrones

Time will tell if this strategy will backfire, generating more pushback from potential allies like South Korea.

Not Dead Yet

But this weekend’s protests, impressive as they were, are a long way from constituting a lasting threat to Putin’s power.

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