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Russian Perfidy at the UN

The Obama Administration and its Western allies are angry at Russia’s two-faced dealings on Syria, but they still may not learn their lesson.

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On With the War

Bashar al-Assad and company are actually trying to win the war. This is a somehow still a surprise in certain quarters.

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“Assad Is Winning”

A string of military victories by Butcher Assad’s forces undermines hope for diplomatic resolution to Syrian Civil War.

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Turkey May Have Leaked US-Trained Fighters’ Location

A NATO ally seems to have connived in the capture of U.S.-backed forces by the Nusra Front.

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Crude Economics

Today’s glut could lead to tomorrow’s supply shock.

The Art of the Deal

So far, it’s grandstanding and placebo politics disguising a more moderate agenda.

Wonder Worm

How a caterpillar could help us recycle plastics.

Counting Boots on the Ground

President Trump is delegating authority to his generals—just like he always said he would. But the political costs if anything goes wrong will be his alone.

Migrant Mess

It turns out failed states are not so great at preventing migrant flows.

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Those prophesying apocalyptic doom under President Trump have not come out looking so good.

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