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Keeping Up With Medvedev
The Russian PM Dodges a Bullet, Sharpens His Knives

Now that Dmitry Medvedev knows beyond a reasonable doubt that he is being attacked, he will ruthlessly clean house when he gets his hands on the throne. And his enemies know he knows who they are.

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Liberals Are Just as Biased as Conservatives, Study Finds

Political bias is not a conservative trait, it turns out, but a human one, and it afflicts both sides in equal measure.

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(H-1)Back to the Drawing Board

President Trump signs measure directing H-1B visa reform. But major problems still remain.

An End to Ataturk's Republic
What Erdogan’s Win Means

Erdogan’s victory will raise questions about Turkey’s international role as his personal dominance of the state barrels ahead.

What We're Listening To
The Glory of God and the Refreshing of the Mind

Listening to Bach’s St. John Passion on Good Friday afternoon.

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The Case for Placebo Politics

It may not be the worst thing for some of America’s political energies to be redirected to the realm of style and symbolism.

The Art of the Deal
Trump Plays the Trade Card for Help on North Korea

Trump’s pitch to Xi—concessions on trade for cooperation on North Korea—offers key insights into his worldview.

Legacy of the Red Line
More Questions for Obama on Syria

Did the Obama Administration conceal its knowledge of Assad’s sarin facilities?

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What the Syria Strikes Mean

A strong message was sent to Xi and Putin—in that order.

Take the Oil
Rosneft Makes Hay Amid Russia’s Middle East Push

A glimpse at how Russian foreign policy is made.

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It’s vital that we make sure that the great wealth-creating machine is ready for the millennial generation.

After years of delay, Turkey announces its close to buying advanced air missile defenses from the Russians.

Enviro-Mental

Time to unpack the irony.

Aramco IPO

Beijing is ready to invest in Saudi Aramco.

Latin Lefty Meltdown

Venezuela seems headed for a boiling point while Maduro doubles down on Chavismo

Keeping Up With Medvedev

Now that Dmitry Medvedev knows beyond a reasonable doubt that he is being attacked, he will ruthlessly clean house when he gets his hands on the throne. And his enemies know he knows who they are.

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