All John Kerry Wants for Christmas Is an Israel Without Bibi

But if the United States plays politics in Israel’s spring election, it’s possible no one will get what they want next year.


Will Abenomics Retain Its Majority in December’s Election?

Shinzo Abe, Japan’s adventurous prime minister, won the country’s last election in December 2012 in a landslide. A few months later, his pick as central ...


How Can Ashraf Ghani End Corruption When Strongmen Helped Elect Him?

“[Afghan] warlords are a creation of the policies of the [George W.] Bush administration and [Hamid] Karzai’s weakness,” Ashraf Ghani told ABC Radio Australia when ...

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Taiwan’s Political Déjà Vu

By early December, local election results in Taiwan had mostly been decided. The opposition party and its allies had won 16 of the 23 counties ...


Better Off With Bibi?

Despite all the petty politics and infighting, there are still reasons we shouldn't be so quick to assume that elections -- and (possibly) a new prime minister -- will solve Israel's problems.


Libya’s Last Glimpse of Hope

Libya is in a sorry state. Fighting continues at the extremist-controlled international airport in Tripoli, which the Libyan air force attacked last week. City centers ...

Obama’s Cuba Deal Could be a Home Run for Major League Baseball

Obama’s Cuba Deal Could be a Home Run for Major League Baseball

A Desperate Act by Pakistan’s Taliban

A Desperate Act by Pakistan’s Taliban

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