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Thai Coup Alienates US Giving China New Opening

Shawn W. Crispin YaleGlobal, 5 March 2015
The US pressures Thai generals to plan elections, despite rocky transition and royal succession
BANGKOK : Throughout US global wars against communism, drugs and terrorism, Thailand has been an indispensable strategic partner. But the recent sharp deterioration in ties was evident in January when Thailand’s Foreign Ministry summoned the top US diplomat in Bangkok to register displeasure over the State Department’s critical comments about the country’s military rule. More >

Currency Wars Fool Few in the Age of Social Media

Will Hickey YaleGlobal, 3 March 2015
Global investors follow every move of central banks, trading currency – steady hands are needed

Why the West Is Losing the Battle Against Radical Islam

Azeem Ibrahim YaleGlobal, 26 February 2015
The US and Europe fail to summon the courage to criticize Saudi Arabia or toxic Wahhabism

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Seyed Hossein Mousavian
The Telegraph, 5 March 2015
The US and Israel could find themselves isolated in the international community
George Friedman
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Whitney Eulich and Ruxandra Guidi
The Christian Science Monitor, 4 March 2015
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The Economist, 3 March 2015
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Long Guoqiang
Agenda, 2 March 2015
China prepares for its place as the world’s largest economy

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