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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.

Tea Leaf Nation

Hong Kong Protesters’ Quiet Victory

HONG KONG – On its face, it appeared to be a rout. Hours before thousands of police officers marched onto the major thoroughfare of Harcourt ...

Tea Leaf Nation

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.

Argument

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 ...

The South Asia Channel

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 ...

Tea Leaf Nation

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 ...

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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.

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Congress Gives Pakistan 300 Million New Reasons to Fight Terror

Congress Gives Pakistan 300 Million New Reasons to Fight Terror

Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, December 22, 2014

Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, December 22, 2014

A Hollywood Frenemy Wants to Help Sony Release ‘The Interview’

A Hollywood Frenemy Wants to Help Sony Release ‘The Interview’

Kim Jong Un Could Use a Handshake, Too

Kim Jong Un Could Use a Handshake, Too

Now the Hard Work Begins

Now the Hard Work Begins

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