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Richard Landes
Higher Education Watch
Salem on the Thames

At Connecticut College, the outrage machine claims another victim.

The Middle East
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The Biggest Winner in the Lose-Lose “Operation Protective Edge”

In the topsy-turvy universe of Middle East politics, nothing succeeds like failure on the battlefield and nothing fails like military success. So who won the Gaza war?

The Gaza War
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The Media’s Role in Hamas’ War Strategy

Hamas’ PR strategy can only work if international news media follows the script, whether willingly or under coercion.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff
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.

Deal or No Deal

The answer isn’t straightforward, and it’s likely to be decided by our next president.

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