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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.

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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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.

Egypt in Turmoil

The West is ignoring an ongoing crisis in Egypt, as painful austerity measures stoke outrage against the Sisi government.

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