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‘Turkey Is Open for Business,’ Says Turkey After Flawed Referendum

Turkey’s message to the American business community: Don’t let values get in the way of creating value.

Elephants in the Room

India’s Optimism Is a Welcome Antidote to Western Pessimism

Americans suffering a crisis of confidence about the future of their country's democratic institutions under President Donald Trump could use a dose of Indian-style optimism.

The Cable

Trump Hotel in Baku Partnered With ‘Notoriously Corrupt’ Oligarch Family With Ties to Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps

The latest conflict of interest headache for the president is a sketchy and failed hotel in Azerbaijan that’s got lawmakers worried.

Podcast

Welcome to President Trump’s (Un)Ethical World

The 45th president of the United States has just been sworn in. Can the mountain of potential ethical violations that he is under investigation for bring him down?

The Cable

World Economic Forum To Staff: Welcome To Davos. Here’s Your CHU.

Davos organizers eye putting up staff in temporary housing containers during talks on rising income inequality and social inclusion.

The Cable

Watch: In Japan, Domino’s Pizza Tries (And Fails) Delivery-By-Reindeer

Domino’s wanted reindeer to deliver pizza, but the new helpers weren’t into any reindeer games.

Argument

The Myth of Chaebol Exceptionalism

Everyone wants to blame South Korea’s incestuous business culture for the recent failures of its massive conglomerates. But that’s not the reason they’re in a funk.

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IKEA to Elderly Chinese Singles: Get a Room

IKEA in Shanghai is tired of having elderly Chinese come to the store for blind dates.

Argument

Japan’s Summer of Women

Three women have recently risen to high political positions in Japan’s famously closed society, but is the country really ready to embrace openness and inclusion?

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