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Heinrich Vogel
The Hollow Sound of “Strategy”

Thinking back to the late 1990s, I should start with a compliment. Recall the mainstream thinking of those years, when the evolution of a post-Soviet system was expected to deliver the final proof for the magic working of instant democracy and shock therapy; now here comes Thomas Graham, breaking from the established code of interpretation […]

Relations with Russia and the Pursuit of Greatness

Editors’ note: What follows is the sixth part of an exchange on Russian-Western relations following from David Kramer and Lilia Shevtsova’s monthly column atĀ The American Interest OnlineĀ (see especially their February 21 essay, “Here We Go Again: Falling for the Russia Trap“). The exchange, a complete listing of which may be found below, has also provoked […]

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If the Saudis don’t bite the bullet next month, the cartel’s relevance will fade significantly.

Why We Can't Have Nice Things

An expert working on the project cautions the MTA may miss its next deadline.

Higher Ed Shake Up

New low-cost programs are carving out a critical space in the U.S. higher education system.


Hint: it isn’t pretty.

Blue Model Blues

Kicking the can down the road is turning into a hobby for PA lawmakers.

Xi who must be obeyed

The Chinese President’s new status as “core” leader will strengthen his hand, but rifts remain within the Party.

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