Jonathan Spyer
India-Israel
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A Match Made in History

Bibi and Modi have a lot more in common than an interest in technological development and a fear of Islamist terror.

Fighting ISIS
Victory in Mosul Won’t Save Iraq

A visit to Mosul reveals that ousting ISIS won’t put Iraq back together again—because it wasn’t together in the first place.

Kurds Rising
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Iranian Kurds Join the Fight

The Kurds of Iran are the least powerful of all such communities in the Middle East, but now they have begun attacking the regime. Will it end in a massacre?

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Hugging the News Cycle
Oh Snap

Is Shinzo Abe repeating the mistakes of Theresa May?

Setting Sun

President Trump now has the option to levy import tariffs on solar panels that caused “serious injury” to U.S. producers.

the new culture wars

The policy that set in motion a fierce culture war over young people, sex, and the meaning of consent is no more.

Rogue Nations

Trump’s simultaneous confrontation of Pyongyang and Tehran could have unintended consequences.

Pricing Carbon

Interest in cap and trade has waxed—not waned—after Trump’s decision to pull out of Paris.

Spanish Secession

The EU is walking a fine line as it uneasily backs Spain’s clampdown on Catalan separatists.

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