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Orange Peels

Ukraine’s new President Viktor Yanukovych is no threat to democracy.

Red Crossroads

The International Committee of the Red Cross and its American counterpart face a changing international landscape.

When Sanctions Work: The Belarus Buckle

Sanctions can work, but only in a specific set of circumstances. Case in point: Belarus.

On Despotism

Paul A. Rahe brings Montesquieu back to life.

It's Dangerous Out There

Young Westerners out to help others abroad need some help of their own.

On Servitude

Kenneth Minogue shows how democracy can undermine liberty.

For Richer, for Poorer

Even a weakened America can afford global pre-eminence.

An Innocent Abroad

For all the grand speeches, President Obama has little of substance to show on the foreign policy front.

The Protean Minstrel

Sean Wilentz’s unconventional biography of Bob Dylan.

Deculturation and Its Discontents

The author of Reclaimed Powers looks back, and ahead.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff

America’s peculiar system for choosing presidents may help avoid post-election chaos.

Third Debate Recap

Trump shortchanges his supposed signature issue to defend man-crush on Putin.

Frozen Ukraine

The latest round of peace talks only mask Europe’s lack of leverage and commitment in Ukraine.

Asia's Game of Thrones

The Philippine president has now definitively cast his lot with China. How will elites in Manila react?

Follow the Money

Why hasn’t the increase in K-12 investment translated into better student outcomes?

Crude Economics

US oil companies are in much better shape than the cartel seems to think.

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