Putin’s invasion of Ukraine is not necessarily going to be turned back by Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen’s clever idea to establish a reverse cartel in order to reduce Russia’s returns on sales of petroleum. China and India might end up receiving even steeper discounts than they…
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Among Africa’s troubled countries, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is one of the deadliest, with conflict almost constant in its eastern reaches…
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Aung San Suu Kyi, daughter of the general who won independence from Britain and the striking victor in three all-out popular elections (1990, 2015, and…
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Yesterday’s Ukrainian drone strike on a fuel refinery across the border is not the first such successful attack inside Russia. Nor should it be the…
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The war in Ukraine tests whether aggression dominates and controls the conduct of affairs between nations. The future of our carefully constructed…
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Colombia elected left-leaning Gustavo Petro as its new president yesterday. Petro, with slightly more than 50 percent of the total vote, defeated…
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Imagine Sen. Bernie Sanders facing off against former President Donald Trump. That is the choice Colombia’s 38 million voters have when they go to the…
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Somaliland should become Africa’s fifty-fifth state. But just as Ukraine belongs within the European Union, but cannot be accepted just now, so…
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