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The Fractured Future
America in a New World

The post-Cold War era is over. The U.S. finds itself in a new phase of security competition—one that will pose a unique challenge when it comes to coalition management.

American Craftsmanship
The Wood Man

Where has the spirit and integrity of American craftsmanship gone, and who or what chased it away?

Instrumental History
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Tighten Up the Hide

Laurent Dubois’s history of the banjo is a worthy contribution, even if it strikes a few discordant notes.

Mending Defense
G.I. Who?

Most military budget reformers focus on the technology and hardware we will need for future conflicts. Few address the military’s most important asset: its people.

2016 And Beyond
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Pragmatic Engagement

A national security strategy for the next President.

Islam and Diversity
The Moroccan Difference

How four men—three Muslims and a Jew—represent Morocco in all its complexity.

Strategic Vision
Toward a Global Realignment

As its era of global dominance ends, the United States needs to take the lead in realigning the global power architecture.

Mending Defense
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Pentagon Reform: Hope Springs Eternal

Yet today, the prospects for success are better than ever.

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The Last Minority

How bad are things for conservatives in academia?

Europe's Future
The Man Who Disliked Saints

Hailed as a prophet and reviled as a racist, Jean Raspail novelized Europe’s immigration crisis—forty years before it happened.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff
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Legislators should fundamentally rethink how the government can best encourage retirement planning and saving in a 21st century economy defined by job-hopping and gig work.

Burn Baby Burn

But zealots who want to burn down the whole administrative state have it wrong.

European Disunion

The most serious challenge to the European project is not in the Netherlands or France.

Brexit

A new survey shows that there’s a lot of commonality between “Remain” and “Leave” voters.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Taiwan is taking steps to boost its own naval capabilities, announcing the launch of a new submarine-building program.

Better Business?

Big Blue was a telework pioneer, but it’s abandoning the practice to try and foster innovation.

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