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Buying Used
European Arms Markets Heating Up

Sales of used weapons systems are up across Europe. And that’s a good thing.

Trade and Tradecraft
Russia’s Spy-Swapping Obsession

What’s behind Russia’s abduction of Estonian officer Eston Kohver? Signs point to more such incidents being in the offing.

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Sweden Democrats’ Moment in the Sun?

The migrant crisis is pushing Sweden’s formerly fringey, xenophobic party to the forefront of national politics.

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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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Greens might want to hold off on anointing Beijing as the next global green leader.

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