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Meanwhile in Europe
Meanwhile in Europe
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All Is Forgiven?

The premature rehabilitation of Viktor Orbán and company.

Meanwhile in Europe
Ukraine Heats Up as Gas Shutoff Looms

The Ukrainian government has won a victory over pro-Russian separatist forces, but the conflict between the two sides could just be getting started.

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Power Shift

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

Qatar-snipe

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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