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Russia and the World
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Putin’s Russia: A Moderate Fascist State

By standard scholarly definition, Russia today is not an illiberal democracy: It is an early-stage fascist state.

Asia's Game of Thrones
Philippines: Keep Your Feuds Outta ASEAN

The Trump Administration is likely to comply.

demographic transformation
The Next Wave of Suburbanization?

The millennial urban boom may be coming to a close. This could have major consequences for America’s politics and geography.

A Heavy Lift
Will EU Sanctions on Russia Survive US Pullout?

No, probably not. But President Trump may have trouble lifting them in the first place.

Delivering on Promises
Trump’s First Moves: Trade

TPP, NAFTA, and a special deal with the UK: Trump’s first week will be a busy one.

Year In Review
The Losers of 2016

2016 wasn’t just about winning. For a lot of people, and not a few ideas, 2016 was a year for losing. As the world settles into the Age of Trump, here is our list of the Biggest Losers of 2016.

WRM in the WSJ
The Importance of Military Might

Eliot Cohen’s new book presents a nuanced and compelling defense of hard power.

2017
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Pumphrett Plights His Troth

Volume four of The Pumphrett Papers.

Infowar
Just How Effective Is Russia’s RT?

Regular readers know the answer: not very effective at all.

Horn of Africa
‘Democracy’ in Somalia Looks a Lot Like Oligarchy

…and that may not be such a bad thing.

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Asia's Game of Thrones

The Trump Administration is likely to comply.

demographic transformation

The millennial urban boom may be coming to a close. This could have major consequences for America’s politics and geography.

A Heavy Lift

No, probably not. But President Trump may have trouble lifting them in the first place.

Delivering on Promises

TPP, NAFTA, and a special deal with the UK: Trump’s first week will be a busy one.

WRM in the WSJ

Eliot Cohen’s new book presents a nuanced and compelling defense of hard power.

Infowar

Regular readers know the answer: not very effective at all.

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