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To Infinity and Beyond?

To Infinity and Beyond?

A Crucial Juncture It’s now 2012, and some are understandably more optimistic than others. An economic slump that began in 2007 remains Western policymakers’ biggest headache, in addition to near-total currency collapses and debt ceiling pantomimes. Developing countries, long schooled in the Western way to prosperity, should be forgiven for […]

 
 

Obama returns to childhood home of Indonesia

Obama returns to childhood home of Indonesia

After departing India, President Obama arrived today in Indonesia, continuing his tour of Asia. The world’s most populous majority-Muslim nation and also where he spent 4 years of his childhood, he discussed the progress and work still needed to be done in improving shaky relations between the United States and […]