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  • Yemen: unintended consequences

    Most other countries find that hard to believe, but even if the Sunni countries are right, wars often have unintended consequences. This military ...

  • Oil price predictions

    It has fallen by more than half in the past nine months — West Texas Intermediate is $48 per barrel today — and further falls are predicted for ...

  • European Jews’ fears being stoked

    He had hidden with others in a basement cold room as the Islamist gunman roamed overhead and killed four of the hostages. So, said Dumas, he was ...

  • Malaysia’s opposition left in tatters

    He says he doesn’t care: “Whether it’s five years or 10, it doesn’t matter to me anymore. They can give me 20 years. I don’t give a damn.” But of ...

  • Everything has its limit

    Let’s start small. We depend on bees to pollinate plants that account for about one-third of the world’s food supply, but since 2006 bee colonies ...

  • When it comes to faith, women have more

    But she’s a pretty rare bird. According to a large survey carried out in the United Kingdom by Prof. David Voas of the University of Essex, more ...

  • A punch from the Pope

    So he should be ready for some retaliation, and saying that in Latin might deter the victim from hitting the Supreme Pontiff back. In real life, ...

  • There’s a strategy behind the Paris attacks

    It was moving, but to say that all Muslims who commit cruel and violent acts in God’s name are “false Muslims” is like saying that the Crusaders ...

  • 2014 — a year-end checkup on the planet’s health

    The first thing to note is that the client is still piling on weight at an alarming rate — up from two billion units to seven billion in the past ...

  • Cuba: false dawn

    1) The U.S. attempt to bring down the Castro regime by isolating the country economically and diplomatically is now 54 years old, and it still ...