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Britain's New Orientation
Britain's New Orientation
China’s UK Nuke Plant Gets Green Light

Critics may crow about Britain excessively kowtowing to the Chinese, and they may have a point about the inherent risks of doing so. But especially after Brexit, keeping Beijing at least nominally on side is not an insane policy—by a long shot.

Britain's New Orientation
Theresa May Reassures Beijing

On China, May has to decide whether to stick to her predecessor’s plan or to rewrite the script.

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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.


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.

Rebuilding America

Paul Ryan will target $40 in private investment for every $1 his caucus approves in infrastructure spending.

Violence in Myanmar

Many of Myanmar’s long-suffering Rohingyas are now turning to internationally funded Islamist insurgents to resist the government.

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