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Defending Freedom
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A User’s Guide to Free Speech

Timothy Garton Ash impresses with a fact-filled, ideas-rich discussion of free speech in the modern, interconnected world.

Old Worldliness
The Hotel Patriot

A collection of Joseph Roth’s nonfiction in translation shows the melancholy wanderer at his captivating best.

Art of Betrayal
Sins of the Father

Two books on spying home in on the “human factor” in high-profile espionage cases, one American and one Soviet.

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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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