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2016 And Beyond
2016 And Beyond
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The Waning of American Primacy

President Obama’s successor may find that reversing American foreign policy decline will take more than a mere act of will.

2016 And Beyond
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TV’s Antidote to Trump

David Simon’s under-appreciated Show Me a Hero offers hope that racial divides can be mended, and past injustices overcome.

2016 And Beyond
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A Republic If You Can Keep It

Democratic illegitimacy in the United States and the rest of the world results more from political than economic discontent.

2016 And Beyond
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Condemned to Populism

The erasure of historical memory has a high price.

2016 And Beyond
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The Coming Electoral Crack-up?

Will voter discontent shatter the partisan deadlock in U.S. politics this November?

2016 And Beyond
Party Platforms Ignore Zoning Crisis

Getting housing policy right is one of the most important things a country can do to promote economic growth and social stability.

2016 And Beyond
The State of Our Union

The biggest deficits in the United States these days are not the ones grabbing the headlines.

2016 And Beyond
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Pragmatic Engagement

A national security strategy for the next President.

2016 And Beyond
Where Are the Proto-Trumps?

There is little evidence that Trumpism, as a political ideology and mode of presentation, has caught on in the hundreds of GOP primary races for lower offices.

2016 And Beyond
Unraveling America the Great

The radical conservative challenge to the progressive foundations of Pax Americana.

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Security of Supply

Not much, it turns out.

fighting the future

Some creative Italians have found a way to beat their country’s job-destroying Euro woes—and the powers that be have immediately organized to crush it.

the Supremes

A nuclear response would be necessary to save the Supreme Court as an institution.

Asia's Game of Thrones

More wages from Obama’s vaunted Pivot to Asia.

Golden State Blues

California’s high-end housing market is one of the most attractive for America’s rich. The market for starter homes? Not so much.

good causes & bad advocates

The organization’s reckless and misleading use of its imprimatur is poisonous for public debate.

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