Saturday, October 10, 2015
  1. AIPAC in Decline

    Shlomo Ben-Ami

    AIPAC in Decline


     blames Israel's prime minister for dividing American Jews and subverting the US political system.

    Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli Prime Minister United Nations Photo/Flickr

    Though the American Israel Public Affairs Committee is undeniably a powerful lobby, the claim that it controls US policy decisions is a Potemkin village myth. In fact, thanks to Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, its influence has declined dramatically – though Netanyahu himself will be just fine. READ MORE

  2. Beijing contra el magnate

    Sin-ming Shaw
  3. De regreso al socialismo

    Ian Buruma
  4. El sinuoso camino de Putin a Damasco

    Andrei Kolesnikov
  5. The Boehner Shock

    Simon Johnson

    The Boehner Shock


     argues that the US House speaker's resignation heightens the risk of another government shutdown.

    John Boehner Pete Marovich/ZUMAPRESS

    Ever since the financial crisis erupted in 2008, media outlets and specialists alike have devoted much attention to anticipating negative shocks to the global economy. The surprise resignation of US House Speaker John Boehner could be particularly disruptive to the extent that it heightens the risk of another US government shutdown. READ MORE


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