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German Elections
German Elections
Merkel Strengthens Her Hand

After three state election wins, expect Merkel’s CDU to take a hard fiscal line ahead of September’s elections—complicating life for both Schulz and Macron.

German Elections
Merkel on Course to Victory?

It’s early days still, but the German Chancellor must feel good about her chances.

German Elections
A Threat from Merkel’s Left?

For all the angst about the rise of Germany’s far right, Merkel’s main challenger may come from her left.

German Elections
Merkel Gets a Thumping

In what was widely seen as a referendum on the German Chancellor’s migrant policies, Merkel’s parties suffered setbacks.

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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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