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We should take a moment to compose ourselves before crafting a response to ISIS’s outrages, lest we make things worse. (And yes, things can get worse.)

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A Strategy for Eurasia

It’s time to restore Transatlantic security relations to their central place in U.S. national security strategy.

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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.

Horn of Africa

…and that may not be such a bad thing.

The Inauguration

As Donald Trump takes the oath, an essay on the historical forces that have shaped this moment by Walter Russell Mead.

Recessional

Clearly a lot of frustration for the outgoing American President has been stored up in the Russian psyche.

the roots of populism

If the term “intellectual” only encompasses thinkers on the Left, then it is only natural that right-wing populists would turn it into a slur.

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