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How to Destroy a War Economy

To end the conflicts plaguing Africa, the United States needs to follow the money being made off of them — and stop it.

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What the President Got Wrong in His Defense of the Iran Deal

It’s hard to know where to begin a critique of President Obama’s speech on Wednesday at American University defending his Iran deal, formally known as ...

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The Echoes of Kennedy and Obama’s Distortion of History

The president gave an eloquent, high-minded, and judicious speech at American University on the most urgent nuclear weapons issue of the day. In an impassioned yet ...

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Why Won’t Obama Speak Out About China’s Crackdown on Activists?

Since early July, the Chinese government has increased its repression of Chinese human rights defenders. According to the China Human Rights Lawyers Concern Group, 261 ...

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Now Is the Time to Save Venezuela’s Elections

The opposition is leading, but if the vote isn't free and fair, it won't matter.

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Did Obama’s Trade Agenda Just Quietly Run Out of Time?

It was just weeks ago that the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) passed after a perilous journey through the U.S. Congress. The episode prompted numerous reminders ...

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Turkey’s Two-Faced Deal

The new agreement between Ankara and Washington is just a smokescreen for the latest campaign against the Kurds.

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