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2017
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Pumphrett Ops In

Volume Three of the Pumphrett Papers.

The Real Deal
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Assuming the Position

Volume Two of the Pumphrett Papers.

Foreign Policy
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Grand Strategy in Three Words or Less

Volume One of the Pumphrett Papers.

2016
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Shooting Missives in the Air

They’ll come to Earth we know not where.

2016
The Secret of Success

How to succeed in politics and everything else.

2016
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The Ballad of Barack and Hillary

She was from Mars. He was from Venus.

Astropolitics
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The Invisible Arms Race

We’ve finally admitted that the space race is on. Time for bold steps to compete.

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Notes from the Edge

William Perry’s new memoir aims to sound the alarm about a rebirth of the nuclear threat. But his book lacks the sensationalism that might have attracted a wider audience.

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Leaving Iraq

Dueling memoirs, one by Chris Hill and the other by Emma Sky, illuminate the Iraqi darkness when read together.

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Cool Hand Brent

A new biography of Brent Scowcroft captures some of the man the author once worked for, but only some.

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The Inauguration

As Donald Trump takes the oath, an essay on the historical forces that have shaped this moment by Walter Russell Mead.

Recessional

Clearly a lot of frustration for the outgoing American President has been stored up in the Russian psyche.

the roots of populism

If the term “intellectual” only encompasses thinkers on the Left, then it is only natural that right-wing populists would turn it into a slur.

Rebuilding America

Paul Ryan will target $40 in private investment for every $1 his caucus approves in infrastructure spending.

Violence in Myanmar

Many of Myanmar’s long-suffering Rohingyas are now turning to internationally funded Islamist insurgents to resist the government.

The Shale Rebound

Texas’s Permian Basin has been called “the crown jewel of the world’s oil and gas industry.”

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