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Philip D. Zelikow
Policy Puzzles
Defense Entropy

Spending even very large sums of money for defense in the absence of a strategic concept cannot ensure security.

An Open, Civilized World

A world of diverse cultures on common human ground should be our credo.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff
Crude Economics

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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