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[Lee Jae-min] Playing with Lego -- again?

It’s about time -- though it has actually come earlier than expected: The national Lego bricks game that comes once every presidential election, which often involves so much governmental reorganizat...

Updated : 2017.02.21 17:33

[Bloomberg] Trump’s immigration raids aren’t the problem

By one measure, President Donald Trump’s immigration policy is one-third as harsh as his predecessor’s -- but it has generated at least as much if not more controversy. This is unfortunate, both beca...

Updated : 2017.02.20 17:37

[Barry Ritholtz] The investing pros and cons of Trump

We all live in our own self-made bubbles. It is a never-ending effort to get outside that filter to find out what we might be missing. One way I try to do that is by listening to people who manage mo...

Updated : 2017.02.20 17:36

[Tony Karon ] Trump and the rebirth of press freedom

US President Donald Trump’s administration has shocked the mainstream press by bullying news outlets and unabashedly trafficking in “alternative facts” (also known as lies). But Trump’s challenge to ...

Updated : 2017.02.20 17:32

[Browne, Ischinger, Ivanov and Nunn] Ensuring Euro-Atlantic security

The chasm between Russia and the West appears to be wider now than at any point since the Cold War. But, despite stark differences, there are areas of existential common interest. As we did during th...

Updated : 2017.02.20 17:31

[Park Sang-seek] Liberal internationalism and its discontent: A global wind of change

When the British decided to leave the EU, Nigel Farage, leader of the UK Independence Party, called June 23, 2016, British Independence Day and Brexit a victory against big business and “big politic...

Updated : 2017.02.20 17:29

[Other View] Investigate Trump’s Russia ties

To recap a few anarchic days in Donald Trump’s Washington: At least six agencies are investigating Trump’s ties to Russia. The president is deriding the spies. The spies are keeping secrets from the ...

Updated : 2017.02.20 17:25

[Andreas Weigend] Should we be paid for our data?

Data are the most important resource of the 21st century. The capacity to transform raw data into decision-making recommendations is changing the world in ways that rival the Industrial Revolution. ...

Updated : 2017.02.19 17:32

[Cass R. Sunstein] What impeachment meant to the founders

In light of the recent White House controversies, it is inevitable that some people are starting to wonder whether, at any point, President Donald Trump might be impeachable. The best way to answer t...

Updated : 2017.02.19 17:30

[Yoon Young-kwan] The Art of the North Korean Deal

US President Donald Trump’s surprisingly restrained reaction to North Korea’s latest ballistic missile test has left many observers wondering what his next move will be. Trump has publicly declared...

Updated : 2017.02.19 17:30

[David Ignatius] Flynn may be gone, but serious questions remain

President Trump confronts complicated problems as the investigation widens into Russia‘s attack on our political system. But his responsibilities are simple: A month ago, he swore an oath that he wou...

Updated : 2017.02.19 17:28

[Bloomberg] The Fed Should Raise Rates Next Month

Inflation in the US rose in the year that ended in January by 2.5 percent -- faster than expected, and well above the Fed’s target of 2 percent. It was the latest sign that the economy needs a rise i...

Updated : 2017.02.19 17:27

[Other View] Reagan’s Russian roadmap for Trump

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis and NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg have taken a tough line against Russia’s many recent provocations. Other than calling for all members of the alliance ...

Updated : 2017.02.19 17:26

[Noah Smith] Monopolies are worse than we thought

Economists are increasingly turning their attention to the problem of monopoly. This doesn’t mean literal monopoly, like when one utility company provides all the power in a city. It refers to marke...

Updated : 2017.02.17 18:31

[Ramesh Ponnuru] Trump fails two tests of judgment and competence

Michael Flynn’s resignation as national security adviser has rightly received more attention, but it wasn’t even the first personnel snafu in the administration that week. It wasn’t even the first na...

Updated : 2017.02.17 18:31