News Analysis
News Analysis
Turkey's Nervous Breakdown
The Downfall of the American-Turkish Alliance

The U.S. and Turkey have halted consular services. It’s an unprecedented display of how far the U.S. relationship with Turkey has fallen.

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We Must Bury Them
The 800-Pound Gorilla in Hurricane Season

You don’t see him, then you do see him, and then you don’t again.

Himalayan Standoff
Is the India-China Border Heating Up Again?

Up to 1,000 Chinese troops are lingering near disputed terrain with India, building a road near the site of this summer’s face-off.

Pricing Carbon
Can Europe Reform its Carbon Market?

The system needs a fix, but national politics could get in the way.

Canada's Magnitsky Act
The Russia Lobby Flops in Canada

In Canada, Moscow’s influence campaigns aren’t all they’re cracked up to be.

Cabinet Chaos
Seeing the Administration Half Empty

The President can deny reports of internecine staff squabbles all he wants, but the policy and personnel consequences are real.

Strange Bedfellows
Japan Wants a Piece of China’s Belt and Road

As major Japanese firms try to tap into Xi Jinping’s infrastructure agenda, Shinzo Abe is sending some friendly signals to Beijing.

Stumbling Shale
Fracking Fails in Scotland

The country extended a moratorium on shale drilling “indefinitely.”

Asia's Game of Thrones
Trump Tightens Thai Ties

Despite criticism from the human rights crowd, Trump’s outreach to the Thais is a welcome course correction to the Obama policy.

Pricing Reliability
Rick Perry Wants to Subsidize Coal and Nuclear

This just became the biggest energy story in the United States.

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