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Election 2016
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Donald Trump, Human Nature, and the Craving for Respect

Trump’s popularity raises disconcerting questions not only about American voters but about human nature as well.

A Moving Rock

Social historians of the future are likely to be puzzled by the transportation of a huge rock to the Los Angels County Museum, the publicity surrounding the event and the responses of the crowds of people who observed it. For reasons suggested below, these historians may well include this event among the symptoms of cultural […]

Albanian Phoenix

How the world’s strangest communist regime gave way to liberty.

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Asia's Game of Thrones

The Trump Administration is likely to comply.

demographic transformation

The millennial urban boom may be coming to a close. This could have major consequences for America’s politics and geography.

A Heavy Lift

No, probably not. But President Trump may have trouble lifting them in the first place.

Delivering on Promises

TPP, NAFTA, and a special deal with the UK: Trump’s first week will be a busy one.

WRM in the WSJ

Eliot Cohen’s new book presents a nuanced and compelling defense of hard power.


Regular readers know the answer: not very effective at all.

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