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Disunited Kingdom
Iran Rolls Out Red Carpet for Separatist Scots

Scottish nationalist leader Alex Salmond made a merry trip to Tehran before Christmas. But in Washington, there was scarcely a stir.

Europe's Anti-Israel Complex
Edinburgh a Sad Symbol of Anti-Israeli Intolerance

Protests targeting an Israeli theater company in Scotland are the latest examples of the increasingly uncomfortable position of Jews across Europe.

The Un-Tied Kingdom
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Great Scot! The Madness of Late-Stage Nationalism

Alex Salmond wants to lead Scotland into independence on September 18—or does he?

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Risky Business

The Long March toward a Chinese meltdown continues.

Make NATO Great Again

Is this the Trump effect?

Terror in the Philippines

The Philippine president cut short his Russia trip to deal with a terrorist outbreak at home.

The Nork's Nukes

As North Korea’s missile progress proceeds apace, the U.S. is coming ever closer to a binary choice: war with North Korea or acceptance of its deterrent.

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A state-run insurance system would cost more than California spends on all other public services—education, police, pensions, and more—combined.

Energy Innovation

How close are renewables to a shale-like boom?

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