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Sexual Violence: It’s Everybody’s Problem


December 11, 2017 · Tally Helfont, Samuel Helfont

Whether you get your news online, on the radio, on television, or in print, there is no way to escape the recent spate of revelations of sexual harassment, sexual ...

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What’s in a Name?: Strategy Behind the “Indo-Pacific”


December 11, 2017 · Felix K. Chang

Throughout his tour of Asia in November 2017, U.S. President Donald Trump repeatedly referred to the region through which he travelled not as the “Asia-Pacific,” but rather as the ...

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Conflicted over Trump’s Jerusalem Announcement


December 6, 2017 · Joshua Krasna

I'm an Israeli, a Zionist and an orthodox Jew. I admit—I am conflicted about the Trump administration’s plan to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. And I shouldn’t be. There ...

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Spared a War: Abe’s Victory and Japan’s Rearmament


November 28, 2017 · Arthur Waldron

I made my genuine Thanksgiving on October 27. The occasion was Mr. Abe’s crushing victory in the Japanese election; the reason was a genuine, though perhaps erroneous, sense that ...

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Jamaican Shipwreck: Will Merkel Go Down with the Ship?


November 20, 2017 · Ronald J. Granieri

For more than a month, representatives of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) and its Bavarian sister party, the Christian Social Union (CSU), have been engaged in ...

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