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David J. Danelo
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The Courage Crisis

The children’s refugee “crisis” on the U.S.-Mexico border is but a symptom of the real crisis: denial and cowardice among U.S. politicians of both parties.

India Calling
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What Does A Modi Win Mean?

History’s largest election ended this week, results are to be released on May 16, and Narendra Modi looks set to win big. His victory will undoubtedly have consequences for U.S.-India relations.

On the Road to Bamako

Taking a road trip from Dakar to Bamako is sufficient to demolish the premises of the French campaign in Mali.

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Asia's Game of Thrones

As Duterte continues to slam the U.S. and look to China, Japan is caught in an awkward position.


By snubbing nuclear power, Berlin has consigned itself to decades of coal dependence.

The European Immigration Crisis

There is nothing so permanent as a temporary measure.

Miracles Can Happen

It’s probably not a model for the country (as some analysts would have it), but it shows that compromise is possible when all parties involved are committed to finding a practical solution.

Putin on a show?

Russia’s advantage in Syria is a matter of political will, not technical capability.

Higher Education Watch

Colleges make resident assistants “mandatory reporters” for potential Title IX violations.

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