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China's worried elites

PARIS, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Not since Mikhail Gorbachev began speaking of 'Glasnost' and 'Perestroika' has there been such a ferment among policy intellectuals.
MARTIN WALKER, UPI Editor Emeritus

As the world slows

PARIS, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- This is eerie. Everything has suddenly gone upside down in the global economy. Europe is growing and China is slowing. Emergent markets are faltering and mature ones are suddenly looking perky. The United States is about to become the world's top oil and gas producer.
MARTIN WALKER, UPI Editor Emeritus
Commentary: Geopolitical amnesia

Commentary: Geopolitical amnesia

WASHINGTON, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- The “Big Cairo Fire” destroyed 30 banks and major companies, 13 hotels, 310 stores, 92 bars, 40 movie theaters, eight automobile showrooms. Not last week but 61 years ago. And the arsonist was the same -- the Muslim Brotherhood.
ARNAUD DE BORCHGRAVE, UPI Editor at Large

Scotland's year of decision

EDINBURGH, Scotland, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Next year Scotland will vote in a referendum on independence from Britain, amid a well-orchestrated campaign of sentimental nationalism which could lead to a shrunken Britain.
MARTIN WALKER, UPI Editor Emeritus

Commentary: Online jihad

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- The Syrian civil war has seen the re-emergence of al-Qaida as a revolutionary movement. Terrorism and the Internet are part of its weapons system.
ARNAUD DE BORCHGRAVE, UPI Editor at Large

Reforming the tax system

EDINBURGH, Scotland, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Any suggestion that the United States is a heavily taxed country flies in face of the historical evidence. .
MARTIN WALKER, UPI Editor Emeritus
Commentary: Strategic gullibility

Commentary: Strategic gullibility

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- The overall view of the Middle East is “cautiously pessimistic.”
ARNAUD DE BORCHGRAVE, UPI Editor at Large

Brexit or Grexit

BERGERAC, France, July 29 (UPI) -- For the past two years, Europe has been gripped by the prospect of Grexit, a forced withdrawal by an impoverished Greece from the euro currency. Maybe Europe was looking in the wrong direction. Brexit, a voluntary British withdrawal, now seems ever more likely.
MARTIN WALKER, UPI Editor Emeritus

Commentary: Flat broke superpower

WASHINGTON, July 22 (UPI) -- Detroit, once America’s wealthiest city, declared bankruptcy. “Anyone with half a brain and a calculator could see this coming years ago,” says Michael Snyder, author of “The Beginning of the End.”
ARNAUD DE BORCHGRAVE, UPI Editor at Large
Snowden's best refuge

Snowden's best refuge

WASHINGTON, July 22 (UPI) -- Edward Snowden's revelations create friction between U.S., Europe.
MARTIN WALKER, UPI Editor Emeritus
Retail manager stressed by 'never enough' strategy

Retail manager stressed by 'never enough' strategy

(WOMENSENEWS)--Connie Larson is taking time off so her feet can heal, which means no pay and paying out of pocket. Beyond her own problems, she worries about the sales and commission quotas she is supposed to enforce. "It's a fear-based situation," she says.
By Alizah Salario
Thailand Hitler banner forces university to apologize

Thailand Hitler banner forces university to apologize

July 15 (UPI) -- A painting displayed at Bangkok's Chulalongkorn University showed Adolf Hilter alongside classic superheroes was slammed by critics and removed after two days.
By GABRIELLE LEVY, UPI.com

Germany falters

WASHINGTON, July 15 (UPI) -- The German export machine is slowing, with imports rising and massive trade imbalances that have been the prime cause of the euro crisis closing fast.
MARTIN WALKER, UPI Editor Emeritus

Commentary: Mideastern potpourri

WASHINGTON, July 12 (UPI) -- Wars, revolutions, assassinations, betrayals covered by Arnaud de Borchgrave in the Middle East since 1952
ARNAUD DE BORCHGRAVE, UPI Editor at Large
Sequester cuts lifelines for 'invisible' women

Sequester cuts lifelines for 'invisible' women

(WOMENSENEWS)--Older women are losing Meals on Wheels, single mothers are losing Head Start and domestic-violence victims are going back to perpetrators out of desperation. Service providers say the cuts hit people who don't show up to lobby legislators.
By Sharon Johnson
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