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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

In pursuit of the Third Offset.

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.

Machiavelli Speaks
A Realist Raised from the Dead

Everywhere, the President’s foreign policy has miscarried. Does The Prince have any advice that might yet rescue the situation, and with it the President’s power?

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illiberalism

Tribalism on one side strengthens tribalism on the other.

A Setback?

Austria’s far-right Freedom Party suffered a defeat at the polls on Sunday. But the country’s next parliamentary could come sooner than most expect, offering the populists another chance.

Europe's Mess

A “No” vote many thought would strike a serious blow against the EU may have been more of a stay of execution. But that does not mean any of Europe’s underlying problems have gone away.

Budget Battles

Many of the nation’s top military brass have Putin on their minds when looking at the 2018 defense budget.

democracy and its discontents

The outcome of the election made the public more supportive of America’s idiosyncratic election system overall.

Consequences

Yet more proof that the only way to assure good treatment for refugees is to do everything to prevent their displacement in the first place.

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