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Renewed US presence in Iraq calls into question Obama’s pivot to Asia

What do President Barack Obama’s decision to authorize air strikes against the Sunni militants of the Islamic State and his previous commitment to send American military advisors and trainers back into Iraq have to do with his “pivot” to Asia? Everything and nothing.

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Why Western-Russian Sanctions Don’t Matter (Yet)

Concerns about political risk have heightened in the light of tit-for-tat sanctions between Russia and the West. But will these sanctions really bite? The details suggest not.

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Ditch the Start-up Pitch

How do you get somebody interested in investing in your start-up? You pitch them the idea. Pitching skills are widely considered fundamental to basic entrepreneurship, and this skill is taught, evaluated and rewarded as part of almost any entrepreneurial education.

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