The Economist

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Will the economic recovery survive the end of emergency stimulus?

2021-07-19

Many economists worry that economies in the rich world could face a similar fate. The past 18 months of lockdowns have left surprisingly few economic scars. A brisk recovery is under way. But has the damage from covid-19 been avoided, or merely deferred?

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Why the prosecution of a Minneapolis police officer is such a rarity

2020-05-30

The doctrine of qualified immunity too often gives police miscreants a free pass

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Iran cannot fight covid-19 with conspiracy theories

2020-04-01

As covid-19 began spreading across Iran in February, the regime held a rigged election. Weeks later, when nearly 10% of Iranian mps were infected and it was clear the country had a problem, the ruling clerics refused to close crowded holy spots.

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Will an attack on Turkish troops in Syria change the course of the war?

2020-03-02

The battle for Idlib is raising fears of a big-power conflict

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How close does the Ukraine scandal bring Donald Trump to impeachment?

2019-09-24

Democrats are torn: the president may have abused his office, but be unimpeachable

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Protests are making a comeback in the Arab world

2019-03-22

But there are reasons they haven’t gone viral

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Mullahs rig the price of moolah in Iran

2018-04-21

Iran looks ascendant in the Middle East, but its regime is messing up its own economy

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What is sustainable finance?

2018-04-19

Environmental, social and governance issues are now a major factor in investment

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Islamic State has been stashing millions of dollars in Iraq and abroad

2018-02-26

As their so-called caliphate crumbles, the jihadists are saving up to fight another day

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How a Saudi nuclear reactor could accelerate an arms race

2018-02-10

The kingdoms nuclear ambitions make little economic sense

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What fuel, bread and water reveal about how Egypt is mismanaged

2018-02-10

The price is wrong, Egyptians are addicted to subsidies that make them poorer

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Yemen: The war the world ignores

2017-12-04

A pointless conflict has caused the worst humanitarian crisis in the world

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Iran’s Kurds are growing restless, too

2017-10-04

A referendum held by Iraqi Kurds is revving up their Iranian cousins

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The “free” economy comes at a cost

2017-08-28

But economists struggle to work out how much

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Morocco’s unrest is worsening

2017-07-22

Trouble in a neglected region threatens the whole country

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South Koreans are losing faith in an elitist education system

2017-07-19

Degrees of disenchantment.. The courts and the president sympathize

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The siege of Qatar isn’t working

2017-06-24

The tiny emirate is well placed to hold out for a good while yet

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Emmanuel Macron’s democratic revolution

2017-06-18

After defying expectations by transforming French politics, his next task is to do the same with economic reform

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Saudi Arabia cuts off Qatar

2017-06-10

The kingdom is raising tensions with its immediate neighbours as well as with Iran and Yemen

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Why Trumponomics won’t make America great again

2017-05-12

The impulsiveness and shallowness of America’s president threaten the economy as well as the rule of law

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France’s new president promises openness and reform from the centre

2017-05-12

The challenge is immense. But Emmanuel Macron deserves to succeed

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The world economy is picking up

2017-03-20

Despite anxieties, the green shoots of global recovery are real

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Donald Trump is helping Iran’s radicals

2017-02-14

Deploring the Donald is the one thing that unites the mullahs and the middle class

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