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A Looming Crackdown in Hong Kong?

One certainly hopes that we are not about to witness a Tiananmen Square‐​style massacre. But even a less bloody crackdown would have far‐​reaching consequences and severely damage Beijing’s standing in the world.

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A Slumbering European Crisis Awakens: Catalonia

NATO (as well as the EU) is showing multiple fissures regarding a growing array of political and security issues. Add Catalonia’s mounting challenge to Spain’s unity and territorial integrity to the list of potential troubles for the Alliance.

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Venezuela’s Murderous Regime

Opposing U.S. meddling in Venezuela in no way requires critics to ignore, minimize, or excuse, the Maduro regime’s increasingly well‐​documented economic and human‐​rights abuses.