Latin America v. Citizens United

What Brazil and the rest of Latin America can teach the United States about keeping unregulated donations out of elections.


The Two Faces of Modern Iran

Massoumeh Ebtekar and Hossein Sheikholeslam both were radical Islamist students who took part in the 1979 takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran. Over three decades later, they’re political rivals battling to define the future of the Islamic Republic.

Shadow Government

Five Questions for Obama Ahead of Xi Jinping’s Visit

What the United States plans to do when China supplants it as the world's leading economy is the most pressing question in American politics.


Maduro’s Wag the Dog Moment

With tanking poll numbers, an economy in free-fall, and an opposition that's out for blood, is Venezuela's president manufacturing a national crisis to buy himself time?

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