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The Endgame in Syria

The U.S.-trained force of fighters in Syria, originally 60 men, continues to bleed strength—and U.S. prestige.

Public School Blues

As public education fails kids around the globe, private schools are taking off in the developing world. Governments, leave those schools alone!

The Great Fall

Western stocks aren’t immune to China’s troubles. Major companies have depended for years on Chinese growth to boost revenue and profits.

Pension Meltdown
Arguing Abortion

The Planned Parenthood videos are forcing the public to think hard about a Democratic-supported practice that makes many Americans uneasy.

Human Potential

India will surpass China as the world’s most populous country more quickly than previously thought. That growth underlines the desperate need for India to become a manufacturing hub.

The Islamic State’s Christian and Yizidi Sex Slaves
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Life in the Caliphate
Women, children, even toddlers—the Islamic State’s goal is to sell them on an open market to men of all means, especially the young jihadis on whom the caliphate depends.
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The Iran Deal
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Higher Education Watch
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