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Why South Koreans Aren't Actually About to Overthrow the Rich

Those who think South Korea is ready to turn on its powerful conglomerates are missing the point: This is a country both exasperated by its wealthy, and obsessed with them.

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Defense Chief Carter Touts Benefits of Pacific Trade Deal

Could support from unconventional corners give the languishing trade deal a shot in the arm?

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Are Emerging-Market Investors Heading for the Exits?

What the end of Yellen’s patience on interest rates means for smaller economies.

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Breaking Up Sanctions Is Hard to Do

A historic nuclear deal with Iran is in sight, but unraveling the web of financial embargoes, asset freezes, and restricted oil sales won’t be easy.

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Are U.S. Sanctions a Gift to Venezuela?

When economic weapons empower the leaders they target.

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Transfer Denied: The Hidden Costs of Washington’s War Against al-Shabab

Somali-Americans worry that U.S. efforts to cut the money stream to the African terrorist group could lead to mass starvation back home.

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