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For the first time in a generation, serious tax reform that addresses one for the causes of income inequality is possible. But will the fringes derail it?
State of the Union speech demands tax reforms, jobs and education spending.
Take a US pivot to the Pacific, add Washington budget sequestration, and the future of a US military resort in the German Alps is starting to look fraught.
Analysis: As Obama struggles to wind down inherited wars, a new Middle Eastern crisis area beckons.
As the rich get richer and everyone else is left behind, how can the US return to the American Dream?
GlobalPost correspondents gauge the growing distance between rich and poor by comparing Fairfield County, Connecticut with Bangkok, Thailand.
America's wealthiest metropolitan area is also one of the country's least equal.
Panetta, like his predecessors, will lecture Europe into spending more on defense on his four-city tour this week.
It's a risky world. Here's what will cause war, strife and economic turmoil in 2013.
What North Korean delegations discuss when they go to Mongolia remains unclear, but their visits are worth a second look.
Could Greece’s euro zone membership finally be nearing an end?
A blight attacks the UK’s storied ash trees and adds new fuel to the anti-Europe argument.
Israel needs help to strike Iran. They may have found one in neighboring Azerbaijan.
Analysis: An Israeli attack on Iran could influence the US election and devastate the global economy.
Analysis: By defying the World Bank, Malawi's president showed that Africa's dormant fields have vast export potential.
The loophole that’s costing Wall Street a fortune, and putting US taxpayers on the hook for the next big financial meltdown.
Analysis: Gov. Scott Walker’s survival in Wisconsin says little about November, but fits a global pattern in this time of economic peril.
Commentary: US should press the UN to abandon the veto held by permanent members of the Security Council.
Analysis: Tensions between Israel and Iran have softened of late. Here's why that's a good thing.
But unskilled labor positions will remain in short supply.