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Did Hong Kong’s Protests Do ‘Permanent’ Damage?

6 charts that show how well the city weathered Occupy Central.


Watching Top Gun in Tehran

At 5 o’clock every Monday afternoon when I was in my early teens, Masoud rang our doorbell. He would flash a toothy smile when I ...

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Did Beijing Get What It Wanted in Hong Kong?

As police clear Hong Kong’s last remaining protest site, experts say larger problems may await mainland authorities.


The Turkish Government Is Gearing Up for a Full-Fledged Information War

The foreign media image of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the Turkish government has shattered over the past 18 months, and in response Turkey has ...


The Two Faces of Azerbaijan’s Government

Azerbaijan’s most famous investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova is the latest in a long list of Azerbaijani activists to become political prisoners. Ismayilova, a journalist with ...

Obama Hammers Sony for Pulling ‘The Interview’

Obama Hammers Sony for Pulling ‘The Interview’

The Liberal Fallacy of the Cuba Deal

The Liberal Fallacy of the Cuba Deal

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