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After the Coup
After the Coup
Update: Report on U.S. Moving Nukes from Turkey Suspect

Experts cast doubt on story of U.S. moving nuclear weapons from Turkey to Romania.

After the Coup
Erdogan Releases 38,000 Prisoners to Make Room for Coup Plotters

Out with the thieves, in with the teachers.

After the Coup
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The Russian-Turkish Fling: Off Again on Again

There’s less to the Putin-Erdogan flirtation than meets the eye, but that doesn’t mean U.S.-Turkish relations haven’t entered a delicate period.

After the Coup
Erdogan I, Ruler of ALL the Turks

Turkish government inciting action against Gulenists across the Turkish European diaspora.

After the Coup
Erdogan to EU: In Allah We Trust, All Others Pay Cash

Post-coup, the Turkish President reiterates demand for refugee deal to be paid to him in cash.

After the Coup
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Dark Days Ahead

The plot against Erdoğan has laid bare dangerous undercurrents in Turkey.

After the Coup
Thailand's Economically Savvy Junta Lays Out a Plan

The Thai junta has announced a plan to keep the county’s economy open to foreign investment in the short and long term. Plans to have an open society look less promising.

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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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