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From the Archives
Democracy, Union Made

Free trade unions have long been global democracy’s most powerful accelerator. How did we forget that?

Letter from a BlackBerry Addict

Think you can read this without checking your email?

The Right Side of the Law

Democracy promotion isn’t “interference” into sovereign affairs of autocracies. It’s legal, and laudable.

Letters to the Editor

Peter Robinson and John Kornblum on Reagan’s “Tear Down This Wall” speech.

Marking Time

Bureaucratic sclerosis is the biggest threat to America’s national security.

Wising Up

Two new books about what’s wrong with the CIA get it (mostly) right.

Managing to Fail

The NSC/interagency system can’t cope with a multi-dimensional strategic environment.

Finding the Fair Way

Crusader for the poor, master golf course designer. Same person.

The Kings and I

The AI‘s chairman tells Putin and Nazarbayev a thing or two in St. Petersburg.

Fast Food

We’ve been what we’ve eaten, evidently, for some ten millennia.

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brave new world

We need to carefully think through a lot of our assumptions about gender roles, and build kinds of educational and social systems to help our boys succeed.

Theft in Broad Daylight

This is not your everyday bank failure in Russia.

Asia's Game of Thrones

As he heads to Japan, Duterte is once again denouncing U.S. military involvement in the Pacific. Can Tokyo push back?

The Cracks Start to Widen

Again, the question supporters of the law will have to answer centers on sustainability: is the health system that Obamacare establishes something that can really last?

Crude Economics

That OPEC production cut is going to have to fall on the Saudis’ shoulders—if it’s to happen at all.

Egypt in Turmoil

The West is ignoring an ongoing crisis in Egypt, as painful austerity measures stoke outrage against the Sisi government.

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