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Beijing to Trump: Tread Lightly

Beijing is wasting no time laying down red lines via one of Trump’s favorite means of communication: American television.

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UN Vote on Settlements Can’t Hide Palestinian Collapse

No vote in the echo chamber of the Security Council can change the fact of Palestinian weakness and Israeli strength at this pivotal moment in world history.

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Kerry and Lavrov Close on Syria Deal?

Another weekend, another “breakthrough” in the Syria “ceasefire” negotiation process.

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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?

Department of Can-Kicking

So much for a breakthrough.

The Noose Tightens

As Putin heads to meet French President Emanuel Macron next week, his security services are interrogating a celebrated Cannes-winning director in Moscow.

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