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Even if Trump lifts sanctions now, the lira won’t recover for a long time.
By claiming they were only trying to abduct the journalist, they’re hoping to draw a moral equivalence with U.S. renditions.
A potential return to resource nationalism could set both countries back.
A strange alliance between Sunnis and Shiites is sure to leave Iraq worse off.
The small Northern Irish party that props up the British government has a history of belligerence and brinkmanship. But ultimately it will blink.
Trump lowers the rhetoric, sends Pompeo to Riyadh.
Trump signals in an interview that his defense secretary might be out.
With the Arctic melting and northern coast guards struggling to keep up, the next disaster is a matter of when, not if.