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The 10 Biggest Winners of 2013
The American Interest ^ | January 4, 2014

Posted on 01/17/2014 2:42:30 AM PST by cunning_fish

The 10 Biggest Winners of 2013

Looking back at 2013, some actors on the international scene, both state and non-state, notched up significant achievements and advances. Others didn’t do as well. In developing our list of the world’s biggest winners and losers in 2013, AI didn’t make moral judgments. This is a realist calculation, looking at who gained power during the year and who lost....

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: clinton; democrats; kerry; obama

1 posted on 01/17/2014 2:42:30 AM PST by cunning_fish
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To: cunning_fish

Interesting list...and just enough internationalist in scope without being Free Trade Communist Globalist

It was a good yr for Putin and Russia...much to the chagrin of the Communist Globalists and HomoRights folks.

Something tells me B Hussein is going to rank high on the losers list


2 posted on 01/17/2014 3:01:14 AM PST by SeminoleCounty (Amnesty And Not Ending ObamaCare Will Kill GOP In 2014)
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To: cunning_fish
Very interesting, and written in a somewhat explanatory way. Mead notes Putin is dealing with weaknesses in Russia, but fails to note that much is resultant from Communism and the Soviet period.

Putin is slow reforming the corruption created by that period, but how fast can it be done?

Still, Putin and Russia proper, are headed in the right direction, and Russia now has far more problems not of their own making than the US.

Good morning to you, fish! Gung hay fat choy!

3 posted on 01/17/2014 5:57:09 AM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Navy Patriot

Morning, Patriot!:)


4 posted on 01/17/2014 7:31:47 AM PST by cunning_fish
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