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The iPhone X Really Is All That

by  Richard N. Lorenc November 15, 2017 Is there any sweeter joy than unboxing a brand new iPhone in the crisp autumn air? Call it smartphone addiction or Apple fanboy indulgence, but the dopamine rush I get every other year when I upgrade my iPhone is one of my...

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China Faces Its Minsky Moment

by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard November 8, 2017 China’s central bank has warned in the clearest language to date that extreme credit creation and trouble in the shadow banking system could lead to a full-blown financial crisis. Zhou Xiaochuan, the governor of the People’s...

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Saudi Arabia, at War With Itself

by Kamran Bokhari November 8, 2017 Forget Yemen, Syria and Lebanon, just a few of the countries in which Saudi Arabia is fighting a proxy war with Iran, its long-time enemy. The Saudi royal family now appears to be at war with itself. Regardless of who wins, the...

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Investigating the Investigators

by Victor Davis Hanson October 28, 2017 Despite having both an expansive budget and a large legal team, Special Investigator Robert Mueller likely will not find President Trump culpable for any Russian collusion—or at least no court or congressional vote would, even...

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The Syrian Civil War Is Decided

by Charles Glass October 26, 2017 Syrian President Bashar al Assad must have taken a lesson or two from the master American politician, late Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley. When Chicago police beat and abused young anti-war demonstrators during the Democratic National...

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A New Era in China

October 26, 2017 The curtain has fallen on the Chinese Communist Party's 19th National Congress, but the era of President Xi Jinping is only just beginning. Having been in power for five years already, Xi is embarking on his next half-decade term, and the events of...

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