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Trump and Xi Take Center Stage

by George Friedman and Jacob L. Shapiro April 4, 2017 US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet April 6–7 at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. Most meetings between world leaders are relatively unimportant. This meeting is an exception,...

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Trump’s Greatest Deal

by  Caroline Glick April 1, 2017 What can be done about Iran? For the past eight years, the Obama administration did everything in its power to empower Iran. To make Iran happy, Obama did nothing as hundreds of thousands of Syrians were killed and millions more were...

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Reality Gets Too Virtual at SXSW

by Patrick Watson March 25, 2017 Reality is getting complicated. Don’t like the world around you? Today’s technology lets you pick a different one. Virtual reality was everywhere at last week’s South by Southwest Conference in Austin, TX. I tried several different VR...

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Quick Takes on Ryan’s Healthcare Flop

by Rod D. Martin March 24, 2017 My quick takes on Ryan's health care flop today. 1. As I've said repeatedly, the Republicans should have passed a one-sentence repeal bill on or about January 21, sunsetting Obamacare at some arbitrary point in the future (my preference...

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Space News Roundup – March 22, 2017

by Edward Ellegood Florida Space Development Council March 22, 2017   Blue Origin Plans Crewed (Suborbital) Launch Within a Year The spaceflight company Blue Origin, which was founded by Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos, plans to launch its first crewed flight to...

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