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The Interpreter: Deep in the Desert, Iran Quietly Advances Missile Technology

When an explosion nearly razed Iran’s long-range missile research facility in 2011 — and killed the military scientist who ran it — many Western intelligence analysts viewed it as devastating to Tehran’s technological ambitions. Since [...]
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U.K., Land of ‘Brexit,’ Quietly Outsources Some Surgeries to France

Given that the Brexit vote was largely won on highly emotive issues surrounding British sovereignty and a misleading promise by politicians that leaving the bloc would free up 350 million pounds, or about $ 490 million, a week to fund [...]
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Berlin Journal: Germans Quietly Pass an Equinox of Unity, but the Walls Remain

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Teachers, judges and civil servants were shipped in from western states to replace a generation of easterners who had come of age in Communism and were considered unfit, Mr. Krüger said. “Of course people were bitter about that,” [...]
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Very quietly, Justice Department charges white supremacist with domestic terrorism

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Loyal White Knights Grand Dragon Will Quigg shouts to protestors during a “White Pride” rally(Credit: AP/Mike Stewart) Officials may have assumed, no Muslim involvement, no terrorism Bill Berkowitz, Truthout2018-01-22T01:00:50Z•2018-01-22T01:00:50Z•0 [...]
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Trump’s Immigration Remarks Outrage Many, but Others Quietly Agree

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To be sure, Mr. Trump’s choice of words drew condemnation from around the world. Botswana and Haiti asked for meetings with American diplomats to clarify what Mr. Trump said and what he believes. The president of Senegal, Macky Sall, [...]
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The Interpreter: Losing Faith in the State, Some Mexican Towns Quietly Break Away

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Monterrey: ‘They Destroyed the Whole Thing’ If Tancítaro seceded with a gun, then the city of Monterrey, home to many top Mexican corporations, did it with a Rolodex and a handshake. Rather than ejecting institutions, Monterrey’s [...]
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House Republicans quietly investigate perceived corruption at DOJ, FBI

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A group of House Republicans has gathered secretly for weeks in the Capitol in an effort to build a case that senior leaders of the Justice Department and FBI improperly — and perhaps criminally — mishandled the contents of a dossier that [...]
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The Koch brothers go to Hollywood: Republican megadonors have quietly invested in films like “Wonder Woman” and “Dunkirk”

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Over the last four years Republican megadonors Charles and David Koch have secretly held stakes in the American motion picture production and financing company RatPac Dune Entertainment, which has ties to major films such as “Wonder Woman” [...]
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Trump White House quietly courts Democrats for tax overhaul

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The Trump White House is quietly courting a few dozen House Democrats on tax reform — eager to avoid the fate of the GOP’s straight party-line attempt to jam through a repeal of Obamacare. Even as congressional GOP leaders largely [...]
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Bipartisan House group meets quietly on Obamacare

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The Problem Solvers caucus, led by Tom Reed (R-N.Y.) and Josh Gottheimer (D-N.J.), is about evenly split between Republican and Democratic lawmakers. | Getty A bipartisan [...]