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Asle Toje
Moral Panics
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Fear and Loathing of Donald Trump

Reactions to Trump show that elites are also susceptible to collective moods.

Endgame in Syria?
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A Sad Metaphor

Ambassador Samantha Power’s outburst against Russia at the UN aptly symbolizes the decay of the American-led global order.

Europe's Future
The Man Who Disliked Saints

Hailed as a prophet and reviled as a racist, Jean Raspail novelized Europe’s immigration crisis—forty years before it happened.

the migrant crisis
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The Widening Gyre

Europe’s migration crisis is not over. It is spreading.

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The End of the Fifth Republic?

When the terrorists once again struck France on November 13, the country has shown a different, more authoritarian side than in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo outrage.

Europe's Immigration Crisis
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EU à la Carte Back on the Menu

The refugee crisis has revived an old idea in Europe: differentiated integration.

European Refugee Crisis
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Under Pressure

The refugee crisis may not break the EU, but it will upend the postwar European political order.

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Security of Supply

Not much, it turns out.

fighting the future

Some creative Italians have found a way to beat their country’s job-destroying Euro woes—and the powers that be have immediately organized to crush it.

the Supremes

A nuclear response would be necessary to save the Supreme Court as an institution.

Asia's Game of Thrones

More wages from Obama’s vaunted Pivot to Asia.

Golden State Blues

California’s high-end housing market is one of the most attractive for America’s rich. The market for starter homes? Not so much.

good causes & bad advocates

The organization’s reckless and misleading use of its imprimatur is poisonous for public debate.

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