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Where are the Muslim Voices Against Islamist Terror?

There are many, hiding in plain sight.

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Le Pen Leads First Poll after Paris

If you’re looking for culprits, don’t forget the centrists.

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The End of the Fifth Republic?

When the terrorists once again struck France on November 13, the country has shown a different, more authoritarian side than in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo outrage.

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The Costs of Imperial Power

So often does imperial power lead to the loss of young soldiers dying far from home.

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This Should Be Europe’s Wake-Up Call

The Syrian war has come to Europe. Half-hearted diplomatic efforts will not keep it at bay any more.

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It’s Still World War IV

And Islamic State fighters are still not Lord Voldemort’s Death Eaters. It’s time for the West to face some unpleasant truths.

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The Next Eurofudge Coming on Friday?

France’s requested reforms, due to be presented at Friday’s emergency meeting of EU ministers, fall well short of solving Schengen’s problems. And the EU is unlikely to even accept all of them.

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Why Did France Pass on NATO?

France’s decision to invoke the EU treaty rather than the NATO one isn’t really about military commitments. Rather, it’s a very canny bit of political maneuvering from Paris.

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Could Democrats Break Ranks on the Refugee Fight?

Senator Chuck Schumer may be breaking with the White House on Syrian refugee resettlement.

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Fighting Just ISIS May Not Be Enough

The West needs to combat Islamist ideology too.

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Putin's Retirement Plan?

The sanctioned Russian bank VTB, a Kremlin favorite, had a critical role to play in the sale of a government oil company stake last month. Cui bono?

the grass is always greener

The GOP has spent altogether too much energy raging against the Affordable Care Act and altogether too little developing and building support for alternatives.

Law & Order

A new study estimates just how much police reduce crime rates.

Crude Economics

It’s not enough to balance supply and demand—petrostates need to contend with crude in storage, as well.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Do the defense minister’s words signify a rift within Manila’s top leadership?

Post-EU

Over the weekend, PEOTUS assured Britain of a speedy bilateral trade deal as soon as he’s in office. If things go well for Britain, look to some other wavering EU countries to start looking at their options.

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