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Is A Philippine Purge Coming?

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte seems to be tightening his grip over the Senate, sidelining rivals opposed to his drug war.

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Duterte Mouths Off at Obama (Again) as Military Games Begin

Are American officials really unconcerned about the future of the alliance?

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Duterte Literally Gives EU the Finger

The Philippine President’s recurring outbursts complicate U.S. Asia strategy.

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Duterte Says Philippines Might Leave the UN

“Duterte Harry,” as he is known in the country, has promised to crack down on violence and end the drug epidemic.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff

A Schlumberger surge is a good sign for the health of the U.S. shale industry.

The Mueller Effect

Could it be that the President is less worried about the probe of his Russia dealings than about a general investigation with no set limits?

Crude Economics

Ecuador is ignoring OPEC demands to reduce output.

1990s Redux

The result came down to ethnocultural identification among the decision-makers more than lawyerly arguments and fact-checks.

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.

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