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China's Big Money Diplomacy
China's Big Money Diplomacy
Beijing Wants to Build a New Cairo

China wants to help Egypt construct a new capital—but can they follow through?

China's Big Money Diplomacy
One Belt, One Road, One Boondoggle?

Xi Jinping’s ambitious infrastructure push is off to a slow and troubled start.

China's Big Money Diplomacy
Politically Guided Lending Backfires on China

For Beijing’s banks, picking winners and losers has turned out to be a losing game.

China's Big Money Diplomacy
On Latin American Tour, Chinese Premier Makes Major Investments in Brazil

China is investing in Brazil in only the most recent of a spate of headline-grabbing, multi-billion dollar foreign investments.

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lower education

American high schools are giving out higher and higher grades even as real academic ability stagnates.

Netanyahu in Europe

Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic agree that the EU should stand closer with Israel.

*cough* climate leadership *cough*

Greens might want to hold off on anointing Beijing as the next global green leader.

"I am your boss"

His critics are accusing him of Erdoganism Lite. Are they right?

Angela and Recep

A spat over detained human rights activists points to deeper festering problems.

Conceding Syria

There are good reasons to re-think U.S. commitments in Syria. But ending support to the rebels will pose real costs for no clear benefit.

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