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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe gives a speech to guests at the New York Stock Exchange during a visit in 2013. (JOHN MOORE/Getty Images)

Japan's Abe Seeks Economic Inspiration During U.S. Visit

The Japanese prime minister's weeklong trip to the United States highlights the importance of Tokyo's relationship with Washington. Read more…

The Brazilian national flag is raised in front of Petrobras' Rio De Janeiro headquarters. (VANDERLEI ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Brazil Survives the Petrobras Problem, For Now

A declining economy and political harassment will hamper the government and the energy company's efforts to encourage growth. Read more…

An Armenian Tragedy: The Geopolitics of Terminology

The choice between "genocide" and "massacre" in describing the mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks in 1915 indicates either support for a small country aligned with Russia or close ties with a rising power in the Middle East and the Russian periphery. Read more…