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Trump's actions may ultimately weaken the strength of sanctions as a tool of U.S. statecraft.
Endless elections, unqualified leaders, uninformed voters, and short-term thinking are impeding economic growth.
As an era of peace approaches, both countries should take practical steps to strengthen the relationship.
Trump thinks he has a strong hand. In fact, Washington is far more vulnerable than Beijing.
Rather than speaking out against Putin, the U.S. president is playing into Moscow’s hands.
Viktor Orban may have won, but a narrow loss in the countryside suggests that corruption could one day be his undoing.
Saudi Arabia’s crown prince knows his country needs an economic overhaul, but his plans don’t add up.
The philosophy of economics doesn’t make for a good movie. It gets easier if you drop the philosophy and the economics.
Washington aims to chase Pyongyang's illicit traders from the seas. It may be too late to matter.
Italians are rearranging the deck chairs as their country irrevocably sinks.
Xi Jinping's dictatorship isn't what the end of history was supposed to look like.