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Jail the Corrupt! No More Impunity

From Brazil to Macedonia, from Iceland to Guatemala, public prosecutors are going after corrupt top politicians on an unprecedented scale.

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China’s ASEAN Coup

Washington is outmaneuvered on the South China Sea Dispute by deft diplomacy, as ASEAN renders itself useless.

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Refugees: EU Victimizing Balkans?

Can the EU seriously drop the migration problem in the lap of the countries in the Western Balkans?

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U.S. History a Warning on EU-Turkey Refugee Deal

This time, it may be Europe – not the United States – that faces the ghosts of the “MS St. Louis.”

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The U.S. and the Real Outrage About the Panama Papers

Why isn’t the United States leading the charge to end global tax evasion via secret offshore accounts?

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The “28 pages”: A Diversion From Real US-Saudi Issues

When will the real contradictions between U.S. and Saudi interests finally be openly acknowledged?

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Understanding Saudi Arabia: The Legitimacy Paradox

To retain their royal power, the House of Saud is prepared to take the world down with them.

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Saudi Arabia: Six Questions the United States Must Ask

On Iran, the Middle East and terrorism, it does not behoove the United States to play an understudy to Saudi Arabia.

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Saudi Arabia Abroad: A Kingdom In Retreat

Despite military adventurism beyond Saudi borders, the comfortable status quo is fading.

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Quicksand Kingdom: A Shaky Saudi Home Front

Domestic prospects look bleak for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

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