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Venezuela’s Tragedy

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Political violence has erupted in the wake of economic collapse and President Nicolas Maduro's decision to establish a constituent assembly to rewrite the constitution. Opposition is mounting, but can it succeed?

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    Time to Bite the Bullet in Syria

    Carl Bildt

    US President Donald Trump's impulsive decision to pull American troops out of northern Syria and allow Turkey to launch a military campaign against the Kurds there has proved utterly disastrous. But a crisis was already inevitable, given the realities on the ground and the absence of a coherent US or Western policy in Syria.

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