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Hong Kong Chaos
Hong Kong Chaos
Loyalists and Localists Face Off in Hong Kong Legislature

The chaos in Hong Kong’s legislature will re-ignite a debate over how to handle activists who openly defy Beijing.

Hong Kong Chaos
Hong Kong Leadership Digs In Its Heels

The leader of Hong Kong and the President of China are both sending clear signals that they are not even considering making significant concessions to Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protest movement.

Hong Kong Chaos
Xi Won't Budge

Xi is telegraphing his strong intent not to let the Hong Kong protesters secure any more victories. Unnamed sources are telling the press that China doesn’t want to have to resort to using the military—unless it really has to.

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Money

It’s vital that we make sure that the great wealth-creating machine is ready for the millennial generation.

After years of delay, Turkey announces its close to buying advanced air missile defenses from the Russians.

Enviro-Mental

Time to unpack the irony.

Aramco IPO

Beijing is ready to invest in Saudi Aramco.

Latin Lefty Meltdown

Venezuela seems headed for a boiling point while Maduro doubles down on Chavismo

Keeping Up With Medvedev

Now that Dmitry Medvedev knows beyond a reasonable doubt that he is being attacked, he will ruthlessly clean house when he gets his hands on the throne. And his enemies know he knows who they are.

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