Women’s Gyms Lay Bare Limits of Saudi Reforms

Saudi women will continue to suffer a decline in physical and mental health, beyond their lack of social, economic and political status.

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The Trump House: Season 1

A proposed new reality TV show could transform how we view American politics.

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After TPP: RCEP as China’s Magic Bullet?

China will not lead free trade in Asia, contrary to many forecasts.

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Trump’s Plan for the United Soviet(!) of America

Trump is determined to “make the USA great again” — the United Soviet of America, that is.

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As Romania Battles Corruption

Corruption is the most underrated international security threat of our time.

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Anti-Nepotism Vs. Adult Supervision for Donald Trump

Moderating the US president and keeping him from erratic isolation may fall to his children and especially his son-in-law Jared Kushner.

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From Hispanic ‘Baby Boom’ to ‘Baby Bust’?

A major demographic shift is underway in the U.S. Hispanic community. This could well reshape future U.S. population growth. Is this permanent or temporary?

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Argentina: Who Killed Alberto Nisman?

The federal prosecutor of a 1994 terrorist attack by Hezbollah died in 2015 just after denouncing Argentina’s president for treason.

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How Brazil Destroys Itself

The mutineers that brought down Dilma will soon be cut down by the same sword.

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Moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem: Strings Attached

How Trump would need to manage the fallout of such a decision, to achieve a breakthrough instead of disaster.

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