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Trump and the Financial Markets

The markets have reacted positively to Trump’s election, but if he doesn’t articulate an economic philosophy, that will soon change.

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Does Israel’s Trade Follow Its Foreign Relations?

Despite speculation about a pivot toward China, Russia, and India, and away from the United States and Europe, the answer is: no. And Israel is the better for it.

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GOP: Party of Small Business?

The GOP could become the “party of innovation,” writes Derek Khanna in the American Conservative. The first step is to revamp its approach to championing small businesses.

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Angela and Recep

A spat over detained human rights activists points to deeper festering problems.

Conceding Syria

There are good reasons to re-think U.S. commitments in Syria. But ending support to the rebels will pose real costs for no clear benefit.

American Balkanization

California, New York, and lesser liberal states are inaugurating something new and dangerous in American politics.

blue reform?

There are still Democrats who occupy something like the liberal center that Bill Clinton helped forge in the 1990s.

Market Forces

A railroad CEO is grim about coal’s future in America.

Market Failure

Between its broken carbon market and its out of control solar industry, little is going to plan in the Golden state.

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