Politics

What’s Wrong with Contemporary Capitalism?

2019 Mar 16

suddenly, capitalism is visibly sick. The virus of socialism has reemerged and is infecting the young once more

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Let’s Withdraw from Afghanistan, and Learn the Hard Lessons

2019 Mar 11

A new joint resolution introduced in the Senate calls on the executive branch to withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan within one year...

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Problem-Plagued Pakistan Faces Incredible Challenges Beyond Its Rivalry with India

2019 Mar 11

Pakistan fears two things more than war with India: pressure from Washington and indifference from Beijing...

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Licking the Boot that Kicks You

2019 Mar 11

Many people cannot grasp how anyone could possibly support a coarse, narcissistic fantasist like US President Donald Trump...

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What Happened at the Trump-Kim Summit in Hanoi?

2019 Mar 05

The mood of the meeting went from optimistic on Wednesday to collapse on Thursday

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From Rogue to Regular

2019 Feb 13

What will it take for Washington to accept Iran as a “normal” state

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Iraq’s Prime Minister Faces Old Challenges to Deliver on Reform

2019 Feb 06

In his first hundred days on the job, Adel Abdul Mahdi has hit entrenched political roadblocks to choosing cabinet ministers and changing a system of political patronage.

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Israel’s Dangerous Dalliance With China

2019 Feb 04

National security adviser John Bolton traveled to Israel this month to reassure jittery officials in Jerusalem that the Trump administration

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Leaving Syria

2019 Jan 15

The main argument is that it is a mistake to think that ISIS has been defeated just because the last town that it held has been liberated...

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Why Trump’s Advisors Keep Quashing His Realist Whims

2019 Jan 15

Over a period of mere days in late December the Trump administration made two troop withdrawal decisions that startled Washington

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