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Negotiating without understanding

When we don’t understand what other countries mean we usually screw up. That can be unhealthy. North Korea is either developing nuclear weapons or it is not. Ditto Iran. Both could give our home-grown “statesmen” lessons in flip-flopping to appeal … Continue reading

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