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THE UNDERDEVELOPED AND THE OVERDEVELOPED

This pair of phrases sums up the new, conflicting and contradictory assumptions that underlie the highly unsatisfactory climate of...

CONFLICT WITH SMALL POWERS DERAILS U.S. FOREIGN POLICY

Conflicts with small powers have proliferated in the twenty-first century. Washington needs to exercise discipline and set a high bar...

 
 
 

GIVING UP ON GOD

Growing numbers of people no longer find religion a necessary source of support and meaning in their lives.

A GRAND STRATEGY OF RESILIENCE

A grand strategy of resilience will fail unless the United States addresses the forces that undermine the country from within.

 
 
 

ONE COUNTRY, TWO SYSTEMS, NO FUTURE

As two new books make clear, Xi Jinping is determined to impose authoritarian rule on Hong Kong.

LEAGUE OF NATIONALISTS

Since Trump took office, Washington's relations with New Delhi have gone from strength to strength. But the long-term alliance has...

 
 
 

CIVIL RIGHTS INTERNATIONAL

The fight against racism has always been global.

WHICH PAST IS PROLOGUE?

World leaders must heed the right warnings from history as the international order decays.

 
 
 

PRESENT AT THE DISRUPTION

Trump tried to overturn U.S. foreign policy without offering a substitute. The result is a United States and a world that are worse...

CITIZENS OF THE WORLD

In "The Europeans," Orlando Figes shows how Europe's cosmopolitan culture developed in the nineteenth century.

 
 
 

SAVING NATO'S FOUNDATION

As the United States and Europe dither, an often-ignored factor is increasingly imperiling NATO's future: the sorry state of transatlantic...

DIFFERENTIATED CONTAINMENT

Every president since Richard Nixon has recognized that ensuring stability in the Persian Gulf is a vital U.S. interest. In its first...

 
 
 

IN THE SHADOW OF THE OVAL OFFICE

One of the most important figures in Obama's administration will be his national security adviser. An examination of past advisers...

THE FRAGILE REPUBLIC

A global pandemic, a deep recession, and feckless leadership have exposed and exacerbated the crisis of democracy in the United States.

 
 
 

THE PANDEMIC HASN'T KILLED POPULISM

After lockdowns, demagogues will resurge, using the socioeconomic upheaval as fuel.

THE PANDEMIC DEPRESSION

The COVID-19 pandemic will instigate a massive economic contraction. This situation deserves to be called a “depression”-a pandemic...

 
 
 

AMERICAN LEADERSHIP BEGINS AT HOME

The pandemic offers a startling reminder that effective governance and a flourishing democracy at home are the foundation of American...

THERE IS NO RUSSIAN PLOT AGAINST AMERICA

If Russia meddles in this year's U.S. presidential election, it will not be for the reasons that pundits ascribe to it.

 
 
 

THERE IS NO RUSSIAN PLOT AGAINST AMERICA

If Russia meddles in this year's U.S. presidential election, it will not be for the reasons that pundits ascribe to it.

THE U.S. AND CHINA COULD COOPERATE TO DEFEAT THE PANDEMIC

U.S.-Chinese antagonism could make the coronavirus pandemic worse.

 
 
 



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