Tighter Western sanctions against Russia for its actions in Ukraine may be necessary but could bring unwelcome consequences, explains CFR's John Bellinger.
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Dangerous incidents in outer space pose an increasing threat to U.S. assets and risk escalating into militarized crises, writes CFR's Micah Zenko in a new report.
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Algeria's ailing incumbent is likely to be reelected as president, but the government must grapple with economic stagnation, a succession challenge, and terrorism concerns to head off growing public discontent, writes CFR's Isobel Coleman.
Around the Web: Al Jazeera The Challenge of Poor Choices
Around the Web: Frédéric Volpi The Algerian Election and the Status Quo
Around the Web: Associated Press Election Faces Disaffected Populace
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The U.S. statutory corporate tax rate is the highest in the developed world, yet it raises less revenue than in most other rich countries. A new report examines why and what to do about it, writes CFR’s Edward Alden.
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The IMF/World Bank spring meetings this week tackle a broad agenda. CFR's Robert Kahn hopes to hear news on the questions of global confidence in growth, reform of the IMF, and the risk of inflation.
Around the Web: Washington Post Summers: An agenda for the IMF
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