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How to win the vote — and the war — on Syria

The failure of David Cameron’s government to win a parliamentary mandate for action, and of the Obama White House to carry through promptly on its red line rhetoric was, in truth, far less about the poisonous legacy of the Iraq war than about the lack of answers to the most basic questions regarding the use of force in Syria.

How to win the vote — and the war — on Syria

The failure of David Cameron’s government to win a parliamentary mandate for action, and of the Obama White House to carry through promptly on its red line rhetoric was, in truth, far less about the poisonous legacy of the Iraq war than about the lack of answers to the most basic questions regarding the use of force in Syria.

Turkey’s crisis is not about Erdogan

It is a measure of the still-resilient illusion of a Western-defined process of globalization that the right kind of emerging markets leaders -- and their politics -- should look and sound like ours. Well, Erdogan doesn’t and won’t.

Turkey’s crisis is not about Erdogan

It is a measure of the still-resilient illusion of a Western-defined process of globalization that the right kind of emerging markets leaders -- and their politics -- should look and sound like ours. Well, Erdogan doesn’t and won’t.

Uncertainty is not going away

The long-awaited, much-desired “certainty” is a mirage. Uncertainty and volatility, in economics and politics, are now as permanent to the macro landscape as competition, resource scarcity, disruptive technology and the race for talent.

Uncertainty is not going away

The long-awaited, much-desired “certainty” is a mirage. Uncertainty and volatility, in economics and politics, are now as permanent to the macro landscape as competition, resource scarcity, disruptive technology and the race for talent.

Let’s end the empty talk about Syria

The world was out of options when it turned to Kofi Annan to help end the killing in Syria. The answer now, if there is one short of all-out war, is to focus on pressure points at the top of the Alawite security structures and finally tip the calculation of their interests away from Assad.

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Biden urges investigation into Trump Ukraine call

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, a frontrunner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Saturday called for an investigation into reports that President Donald Trump pressed his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate Biden and his son.