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The Fight Against Corruption: On the Home Stretch?

Why September 2015 matters much in the global battle on routing out corruption.

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A Letter to My German Friends

From the Vietnam War to the eurozone crisis: What today’s Germany must learn from LBJ.

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Turkey and the EU’s Self-Righteousness

Europe tends to belittle the vitality of the political debate inside Turkey and the creativity of its civil society.

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Egypt: Al Sisi’s Truman Show

Like the Pharaohs of old, Egypt’s President gives his people trophies – but doesn’t address their basic needs.

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UK: Currency Markets and the Price of Independence

It is clear that Britain will not join the Euro – not now and probably not ever.

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Yemen and the Alliance of the Deaf

From Iraq to Syria and Yemen, U.S. and Saudi policymakers seem to have learned very little.

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Italy at a Crossroads

Can Italy finally hope for a much-needed political stability?

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Iran Deal: Watch Who Is Doing the Warning

The same people who triggered the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq now categorically reject the Iran Deal.

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A “Free” Vote on Iran

The anti-Iran hawks will get to vote against the nuclear deal, without sinking it.

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U.S.-India Relations: Beyond the Prism of National Capitals

Interaction between cities is essential to enhance the relationship between both the countries.

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