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Nicholas M. Gallagher
Staff Writer, The American Interest.
Trump's Cabinet
Is AG Sessions a Good Thing for Immigration Reform?

The Senate’s foremost immigration hawk is now Attorney General. Could that be a good thing for pro-immigrant advocates?

America's Game
Pope Francis’ Super Bowl Message and Our Elite-Populist Wars

Anyone who has spent two minutes in policy circles has met the kind of person who flaunts their ignorance of and disdain for football, or “sportball” in general, as badge of honor. These people are educated fools.

Trump's Executive Order
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The Refugee Ban and the Holocaust

The foreign policy failures of the Obama years are father to Trump’s callous treatment of refugees.

Pres. Trump's Wall
Nemesis Comes for the Immigration Reformers

President Trump’s executive order reveals a generational failure in governance.

Wet Foot Dry Foot
President Obama’s Cynical Cuban Refugee Ploy

The President’s change in policy toward Cuban refugees seems to have more basis in domestic politics than international relations.

Sir Humphrey Revolts
No, Prime Minister

Charge of the Light Brigade? UK’s chief Brexit negotiator quit abruptly this week

Blue Model Border Patrol
New Year, Same Broken Immigration System

But is the ground starting to shift?

The Auld Alliance?
Spain Nixes Scottish Plan to Stay in the EU

Did Brexit block Scottish independence? Or has the SNP simply never learned to reckon with Madrid?

Immigration
Trump vs. Silicon Valley

This is a fight the Valley may well lose.

Immigration after 2016
The New Nullifiers

Bill de Blasio sets himself up as the heir of John C. Calhoun.

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democrats in disarray

Democratic elites are losing the ability to set their party’s agenda.

Up in Smoke

And that’s just as “flawed” of a modern energy source as it sounds.

Asia's Game of Thrones

China’s suspension of coal imports from North Korea serves as both a warning to Pyongyang and a signal to Washington.

Transit's Future

Ridership is down, and there are reasons to believe it may never recover.

blue boondoggle

California’s utopian high-speed rail project just got another wrench thrown in its gears—this time by the Trump administration.

Fracking Futures

…And it wasn’t long ago that the U.S. was worried about LNG imports.

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