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The Sad Truth about the 'Resistance' is Exposed When it is Most Needed

Lebanon witnessed three significant events the “stars” of which were the current premier, the Secretary general of Hezbollah, and a parliamentary deputy from the president’s political party. The premier, on the occasion of his cabinet completing 100 days in office, boasted to the Lebanese that it

The European Union Is on the Brink of Historic Change

The European Union has a habit of disappointing when trying to design a joint response to an economic crisis.

Racism Is the Biggest Reason the US Safety Net Is So Weak

Last week, the economics profession lost one of its leading lights -- Harvard professor Alberto Alesina.