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The Islamic State stands on the brink of a twin defeat. Mosul, the largest city under its control, has almost entirely fallen from its grasp, and Kurdish-led forces are advancing into its de facto ...
Argument The Louvre Isn’t Just a Museum. It’s a Power Tool. Emmanuel Macron went to the Middle East this week to unveil the Louvre Abu Dhabi — and affirm France as a global power.
From a purely unemotional and empiricist realist point of view in international affairs, Mearsheimer and Walt provide an excellent documentation on how the Israel Lobby has had an enormous influence on US foreign policy over the decades, even pushing the US to pursue policies that violate its own strategic self-interest.
As TomDispatch’s Nick Turse reminds us today, the United States remains an imperial military presence unlike any other -- not just in this moment but in the history of empire. Never has a single country had so many military bases on so many parts of Planet Earth. Consider that a striking fact of 2019, as it was, say, of the 1950s or the post-Cold-War 1990s.
Trump’s humiliating performance contrasts with Putin’s control Press conference shows a rambling, inexperienced and amateur US president
Public understandings of the economy also matter. The intellectual foundations of neoliberalism “(T)he ideas of economists and political philosophers, both when they are right and when they are wrong, are more powerful than is commonly understood.
The Chinese economic reform (simplified Chinese: 改革开放; traditional Chinese: 改革開放; pinyin: Gǎigé kāifàng; literally: "reform and opening-up"; known in the West as the Opening of China) refers to the program of economic reforms termed "Socialism with Chinese characteristics" and "socialist market economy" in the People's Republic of China (PRC) which reformists within the ...
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Special report Startup nation or left-behind nation? Israel’s economy is a study in contrasts. Dazzling high-tech firms divert attention from a serious productivity problem
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