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It’s hard to overstate the mess that European left-wing politics is in.
Iran could demonstrate goodwill by inviting its neighbors to joint safety reviews of its nuclear facilities.
Recycling the “iron curtain” metaphor today will only play into the hands of Russian President Vladimir Putin and EU-skeptical extreme-right parties that seek to weaken Europe from within.
In addition to the moral problem of forbidding the criticism of Holocaust perpetrators, the law hinders Ukraine’s European ambitions -- and validates Russian President Vladimir Putin’s claims that the country is overrun by neo-Nazis...
Britain possesses the fifth-largest economy in the world with Scotland. It would remain the fifth largest without it.
For Riyadh and Tehran, the painfully complex conflict in Yemen may become a teachable moment about the limits of power.
Though they share key economic interests and oppose what they say is a U.S.-dominated world order, the two nations’ relationship over time promises to be rocky.
The untimely death of the CEO of startup SurveyMonkey sparked an unusual outpouring of emotion from Silicon Valley. His age and marital affiliation can only explain part of the response. The worrisome message is that nice guys really are too rare a breed in the tech ecosystem.
The Saudi snub in particular reflects the concern, among America’s Sunni Arab allies, that the United States isn’t taking a hard enough stance toward Iran and its proxies.
Much as the United States may like to, staying out the Middle East just isn’t an option -- not if security is a priority.
There is a sort of acceptance of highly intrusive surveillance as the new normal.
Iran would likely accept lower oil prices in return for badly needed revenues and as a means to rebuild its share of the global oil market.
It owes around 324 billion euros. The government doesn’t seem to have a credible plan for reaching agreement with its creditors. Nor does it appear to have thought out how to default while containing the collateral damage.
While the world focused its attention this spring on mitigating the potential nuclear threat from Iran, North Korean advances in building its nuclear weapons arsenal have finally made even the Chinese anxious.
“We have a big army. There’s enough for everybody,” an off-screen male voice said mockingly on Russian TV as red arrows on a map shot out from Moscow to Warsaw, Berlin, Helsinki, and Prague.
The British Labour Party hired former Obama aide David Axelrod, at a fee reported at just over $450,000, to craft the strategy for leader Ed Miliband, whose party was trounced Thursday night.
The advantage of an equal spouse, one who’s committed to advancing both partners’ careers, is that logistics, business trips and emergencies become the problem of both parents.
His candidacy could have a dramatic effect in building an already growing populist movement inside and outside the Democratic Party.
The problem is that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are owned by U.S. taxpayers, who are thus effectively making most of the nation’s mortgage loans.
All Americans are freeloading off the few people left paying union dues. The dues of Las Vegas hotel maids pay for labor to defend their wages and also to defend programs like Social Security.