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ISIS Crisis

ISIS is on the march, taking yet another strategic location. ISIS’ dream of a Sunni state in the midst of the ruins of Iraq and Syria grows closer by the day

Build Me Up Buttercup

French president Hollande poured cold water over international climate politics in the run-up to December’s historic summit.

America's Asia Policy

In Washington, there’s strong support for America’s firm new stance against China’s attempt to redraw the lines in the South China Sea.

Frack Baby Frack

David Cameron’s new Conservative government is highly motivated to tap the country’s sizable shale reserves. The timing couldn’t be better.

Intergenerational War

Moody’s downgraded Puerto Rico a week after it downgraded Chicago. Illinois, take note: protecting underfunded pension plans means the axe will fall elsewhere.

ACA Fail Fractal

The Affordable Care Act at work: insurers applying for premium hikes as high as 51 percent. Regulators could deny the increase, but if they don’t, expect the debate over the ACA to come roaring back.

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