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Venezuela on the Brink
Venezuela on the Brink
Venezuela’s Maduro Tries to Hobble Country’s National Assembly

South America is arguably the one arena where President Obama’s hands-off strategy has worked. But things could still get very ugly, very soon.

Venezuela on the Brink
Venezuela’s Supreme Court Rules Against Opposition

Maduro’s electoral defeat is both good and bad, as the stage may be set for a messy 2016.

Venezuela on the Brink
Violence in Venezuela May Follow Opposition Victory

The victory is certainly good news in some ways, but the risk of violence breaking out is real.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff

A Schlumberger surge is a good sign for the health of the U.S. shale industry.

The Mueller Effect

Could it be that the President is less worried about the probe of his Russia dealings than about a general investigation with no set limits?

Crude Economics

Ecuador is ignoring OPEC demands to reduce output.

1990s Redux

The result came down to ethnocultural identification among the decision-makers more than lawyerly arguments and fact-checks.

lower education

American high schools are giving out higher and higher grades even as real academic ability stagnates.

Netanyahu in Europe

Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic agree that the EU should stand closer with Israel.

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