Monkey Cage: The week in one song: Blue Öyster Cult’s ‘Hot Rails to Hell’

Trump wants to divert aid away from women and the environment; Low turnout in last week’s Algerian elections is a major blow to the government; Anti-Muslim sentiment is on the rise in China. We found that the Internet fuels — and fights — this.; How diplomacy failed in Yemen and why it will again;
 
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The week in one song: Blue Öyster Cult’s ‘Hot Rails to Hell’
Where is the Trump train headed?
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Trump wants to divert aid away from women and the environment
Trump’s aid priority is not development, but giving money to U.S. allies to keep them happy.
 
Low turnout in last week’s Algerian elections is a major blow to the government
Turnout was 10 to 15 points lower than expected.
 
Anti-Muslim sentiment is on the rise in China. We found that the Internet fuels — and fights — this.
Beijing banned burqas, veils and “abnormal beards” to combat “extremism.”
 
How diplomacy failed in Yemen and why it will again
Yemen’s civil war is more complicated than the Saleh-Houthi alliance versus Hadi.
 
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