Monthly Archives: February 2016

At Last! The Last Days of Nicolás Maduro

Peter Wilson – foreignpolicy.com CARACAS — On Feb. 14, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro warned his countrymen that the economic crisis they’ve been suffering through for months could last through 2017. He spoke not long after the supreme court approved his declaration … Continue reading

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Quiet Power

“Speak through the earthquake, wind, and fire…” from the Christian hymn, “Dear Lord and Father of Mankind”  Our forebears sometimes reacted against the complexities of theology, the wordiness of worship, and emotion that passed for devotion. Among them members of … Continue reading

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Erdogan’s Foreign Policy Is in Ruins

By Henri J. Barkey – February 4, 2016 – foreignpolicy.com It wasn’t long ago that Turkish foreign policy was the talk of the town. Defined by the catchy phrase of “zero problems with the neighbors,” Turkey aimed to both improve relations … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton on ego and humility

February  4, 2016 Hillary Clinton on ambition, humility, and beginning the day: Asked by a rabbi at last night’s town hall meeting in New Hampshire how she can stay humble while possessing the ego necessary in presidential politics, Clinton responded: … Continue reading

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