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The amount of real and virtual paper produced by government has increased at a pace that far outstrips anyone’s ability to put it in order, let alone make it intelligible.
One key reason for the outbreak of hostilities was Moscow wanted Kiev to join the Russian-led Eurasian Customs Union, not the European Union Association Agreement.
Just paying women fairly, according to one analysis of federal data, would cut the poverty rate for working women in half.
Victory won’t come quickly, or easily for the combined forces of the central Iraqi government, Shi’ite militias, Kurdish fighters and Sunnis who have learned to loath IS. But through sheer weight of numbers, as well as Iranian and American military assistance, should do the trick.
The more anxious women are about their economic future, one study shows, the more likely they are to turn to and support religious fundamentalism.
As Netanyahu belted out a collection of recycled warnings and laments about the threat of Iran that have been uttered countless times before -- most frequently by Netanyahu himself -- it was clear the Israeli prime minister had already accomplished his political goals back home just by showing up.
These days the talk of the geek enclave isn’t the latest Mary Meeker report or mega-IPO but complex legal complaints alleging naughty behavior by leading venture capitalists. The lawsuits are the latest reminder that the tech industry’s moral exceptionalism is undeserved.
Can Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the accused Boston bomber, hope to receive a fair trial in Boston? His defense lawyers doubt it. They have sought on three occasions to move the trial out of the city, citing evidence the community was too affected by the bombing to produce an impartial jury.
Even the meanest of mayors has got to throw the peasants a trinket or two every now and then
Disagreement over Russia’s role in Ukraine -- and Ukraine’s role in Russia -- has become the most bitter issue dividing Russians today.
Congressional intent will be hotly debated in the U.S. Supreme Court this Wednesday in King v. Burwell, the latest litigation vehicle being deployed by opponents of Obamacare.
John Boehner's decision to invite a foreign head of government to address Congress without first consulting the sitting president has no precedent in U.S. history. For a simple reason. It’s unconstitutional.
It is important to find out -- though we may never do so -- if the trail for Boris Nemtsov’s murder on Friday leads to the top of the Russian government: yet in one sense it doesn’t matter.
The introduction of private American money helps the internal politics of each country bleed into each other in increasingly partisan ways.
Once again,this past week, the Brits have found that a fellow citizen wishes to either kill them or convert them to a particular interpretation of Islam.
As the high-tech war against the Islamic State and al Qaeda rages on with drones, air strikes, and artillery in the Middle East and Africa, a disturbing low-tech front is flaring up in the West using Kalashnikovs, explosives and axe...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is not having a good election. Recent polls show his right-wing Likud Party running neck-in-neck with Labor, or in some cases, running behind.
Corruption is causing trouble for elites from Sao Paulo to Virginia and Santiago to London. Inequality can be a tolerable byproduct of free-market capitalism, but not when the winners are profiting from a rigged system. As a new book argues, such gains encourage radicalism.
President Vladimir Putin understands how insurgencies work better than any other Russian leader. We are watching this play out right now in Ukraine.
In the weeks and months before its launch, Alarab news channel promised to be something revolutionary in the Middle East: an independent source of news.