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Europe and the Middle East
Europe and the Middle East
EU Officials Tell Israel to Lift Gaza Blockade

Of course, they forgot to mention that other country maintaining a blockade.

Europe and the Middle East
Germany Votes to Engage in Syria

One by one, Europe’s nations are starting to wake up to the outside world.

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Power Shift

Unlike the United States, this shift isn’t being driven by price.


The normally discreet Gulf Cooperation Council is embroiled in an unusually public spat with Qatar.

WRM Elsewhere

“Brzezinski’s ability to package his depth of insight and breadth of vision into a form that worked in the Washington policy process, and was influential, is really an outstanding accomplishment.”

At Home

A reminder that under the strain of war and political polarization, the United States is slowly becoming an uglier and more dangerous place.

retirement crisis

Young Americans expect to lean more heavily on Social Security when they retire. But the system is underfunded.

Hail Shale

Give shale the credit it’s due this holiday weekend.

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