Analysis

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Pipe Dreams

After the U.S. ousted Saddam Hussein, many Iraqi Kurds hoped Western oil companies would bring them a better life. Not anymore.
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Hit and Missile

In Yemen, Tehran-backed rebels have secretly struck Saudi Arabia dozens of times with long-range missiles—yet another sign that Iran is winning the proxy war over the Middle East.
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Mueller May Be Crossing Trump’s Red Line

The special counsel's request suggests, for the first time, that he's looking into whether Russian money laundering fostered the Trump Organization’s growth and development.
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When White People Riot: GOP Tax Reform

There’s a smash-and-grab underway in broad daylight, and it’s not at the Quikmart in Ferguson or Tom's Liquor at Normandie and Florence in L.A. It's in Washington.
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The Ugly Truth About Predatory Behavior by Unseemly Men

From Roger Ailes to Harvey Weinstein, Louis C.K. to Roy Moore and, yes, even Senator Al Franken, what we are looking at is a type of stunted boy/man whose outward bluster and surface machismo belie their root insecurity and impotence.

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