Iraq and Iran sign Kirkuk oil swap agreement

2017-12-11
Deal allows Iraq to resume sales of Kirkuk crude, which has been halted since Iraqi forces took back control of ...

US recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital, says Trump

2017-12-07
Donald Trump said that the US embassy will be moved to the disputed city despite widespread criticism ...

Is Bitcoin the Most Obvious Bubble Ever?

2017-12-11
The cryptocurrency is almost certainly due for a major correction. But its long-term value remains a mystery ...

Economic Growth Is No Longer Enough

2017-10-28
As new technologies subject the world’s economies to massive structural change, wages are no longer playing the central redistributive role ...

The Economic Case Against an Independent Kurdistan

2017-09-27
The costs will be large and exacting ...

Honest Politicians Won't Fix Corruption

2017-12-13
Around the world, people are fed up with venal politicians. But they may be looking for the wrong solution. ...

Saudi Arabia’s Lebanon gamble may pay off

2017-12-03
Saudi Arabia gamble to pressure Hezbollah by forcing Saad Hariri to resign may be paying off ...

Germany Is Preparing to Send Refugees Back to Syria

2017-12-07
Syria’s war is not over, but a growing number of German policymakers are trying to revoke asylum and send Syrians ...

Yemen: The war the world ignores

2017-12-04
A pointless conflict has caused the worst humanitarian crisis in the world ...

Imagining the Future Is Just Another Form of Memory

2017-10-18
Humans’ ability to predict the future is all thanks to our ability to remember the past ...

South Koreans are losing faith in an elitist education system

2017-07-20
Degrees of disenchantment.. The courts and the president sympathize ...

The Wisdom of Nokia's Dumbphone

2017-03-02
The smartphone’s ubiquity has made it boring and oppressive. A new, retro handset opens the door to a different future ...
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