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Coming to the Rescue
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How Conservatives Can Save the EU

And why wishing for its demise is a mistake.

Meanwhile in Europe
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All Is Forgiven?

The premature rehabilitation of Viktor Orbán and company.

Europe's Future
Let Data Flow

Europe shouldn’t sacrifice the future of its digital economy for short-term political posturing.

NATO
The Defenseless “New Europe”

NATO’s newest members aren’t spending enough on defense, and what is being spent on defense isn’t being spent wisely or well.

European Disunion
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The Left Goes Euroskeptic

Europe’s political left has been a reliable defender of European integration against its right-wing critics. The Greek economic meltdown might soon change that, facilitating instead a rapprochement between the political left and the Euroskeptics.

The Brexit
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Playing with Fire

The EU certainly needs reform, but David Cameron’s use of the Brexit threat to get his way is unlikely to serve the UK well, much less Europe.

Advantage: Russia
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What Happened to New Europe?

Once the toast of Washington, the post-communist countries of Eastern and Central Europe are at risk of descending into corruption and drifting into Russia’s orbit.

The Rwandan Renaissance

What's behind it? And can it last?

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Putin's Retirement Plan?

The sanctioned Russian bank VTB, a Kremlin favorite, had a critical role to play in the sale of a government oil company stake last month. Cui bono?

the grass is always greener

The GOP has spent altogether too much energy raging against the Affordable Care Act and altogether too little developing and building support for alternatives.

Law & Order

A new study estimates just how much police reduce crime rates.

Crude Economics

It’s not enough to balance supply and demand—petrostates need to contend with crude in storage, as well.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Do the defense minister’s words signify a rift within Manila’s top leadership?

Post-EU

Over the weekend, PEOTUS assured Britain of a speedy bilateral trade deal as soon as he’s in office. If things go well for Britain, look to some other wavering EU countries to start looking at their options.

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