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Cutting Foreign Aid Is President Trump’s Best Foreign Policy Idea Yet
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Cutting Foreign Aid Is President Trump’s Best Foreign Policy Idea Yet

One of the most controversial pieces of Donald Trump’s foreign policy platform was his non-interventionist take on foreign aid. While many neo-conservatives shuddered at the thought of cutting a penny, conservatives and libertarians applauded his support for significant reductions in spending. Despite the split within the Republican party, Donald Trump […]

With the Collapse of German Coalition Talks, Will Angela Merkel Survive?
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With the Collapse of German Coalition Talks, Will Angela Merkel Survive?

After the recent election produced a fractured partisan situation, Chancellor Angela Merkel was widely expected to assemble the so-called Jamaica Coalition, including her own center-right Christian Democratic Union, the environmentalist Greens, and the business-friendly Free Democratic Party. It was the three parties colors – black for CDU, green for the […]

Robert Mugabe Has Been Ousted, But the New Boss Might Be the Same as the Old Boss
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Robert Mugabe Has Been Ousted, But the New Boss Might Be the Same as the Old Boss

Robert Mugabe has “stepped down” as president of Zimbabwe, but there remain many uncomfortable questions about the future of democracy in the country. Mugabe’s resignation was anything but voluntary. The 93-year-old despot has held the presidency of Zimbabwe for 37 years. Nine years ago he announced that “only God who […]