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Countering ISIS
Countering ISIS
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ISIS vs. History

What the rise and fall of a 12th-century Islamic empire does (and doesn’t) tell us about the rise (and fall?) of ISIS.

Countering ISIS
What Happened to Millennial Dovishness?

A new poll shows 60 percent of young people want ground troops against ISIS.

Countering ISIS
140 Characters of Jihad

Shutting down ISIS’s web presence is difficult, but it’s something more companies are confronting as the terror group digs in. It may be a game of whack-a-mole, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t worth it—or doesn’t do significant damage to the groups.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff

Even the New York Times is beginning to acknowledge Obama’s sorry legacy in the Middle East.

beyond blue

Financial literacy has to become a basic element of the U.S. educational system.


The inability to pass the easiest of trade deals with Canada speaks to a deeper structural crisis at the heart of the continent.

After the Elections

Fair enough. But some of the Realpolitik Russia won’t like.

Shale Is Hale

Welcome to the era of the “monster frack.”


And get this: it’s because the industry already got the subsidies it wanted.

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