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Even when the country wants a deal, at least four largely psychological impediments get in the way.
President Paul Biya won’t get anywhere without engaging directly with separatist grievances.
In the wake of the announcement that a few ex-FARC commanders have rearmed, it's more important than ever for the government to uphold its development promises.
American elites used to see war as a tragic necessity. Now they’re completely addicted to it.
Letting the country unravel isn't an exit strategy.
Critics of offshore balancing claim a more restrained U.S. foreign policy will breed insecurity. They’re wrong, and their arguments are easily debunked.
Kushner’s plan aims to divide Palestinians from their leaders but fails to recognize that the people already resent their corrupt leadership—while failing to place any similar pressure on an Israeli prime minister under indictment.
Trump’s trade wars aren’t just about him or China—but global economic imbalances that the next U.S. administration will still have to address.
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