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5 political crises that are threatening to wreck the global economy and life as we know it

Thomas Mucha, Editor

GlobalPost, 14 June 2014

BOSTON — Hi, America. We need to talk.

While you’ve been obsessing over who was unhappy at Kim Kardashian’s Florentine wedding or where Pitbull got his mom-capris in Brazil (I know, right?), some serious things have gone down in the real world.

We’re talking wreck-the-global-economy, rewrite-history kinds of things.

LIST ONLY:

1. Iraq and Syria: Two conflicts beat as one
2. China vs. Japan: Asia’s next great war?
3. The rise of Europe’s far right
4. Russia vs. Ukraine (and the rest of Europe): Back in the USSR?
5. Washington, DC: A snake pit of vitriolic ineptitude

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