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Election 2016
Election 2016
Live-Blogging the Election Returns [NOW CLOSED]

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The State of Play

On election eve, Clinton is the favorite.

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“Who Would Be Better for Israel?”

What the Israeli public thinks of Clinton vs. Trump, and why.

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Live-Blogging the Presidential Debate

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Clinton Signals Any Obama Middle East Parameters Won’t Matter

Meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the Democratic candidate tactfully signaled she is not interested in having her predecessor tie her hands.

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Why Ohio?

Ohio is a likely bellwether of the outcome of 2016. Its history explains why.

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What Trump Gets—and What He Doesn’t—About U.S. Energy

Donald Trump understands fracking’s importance, but he’s ignoring a host of other smart energy choices.

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Why Trump Is Illegitimate

Style counts—and Trump’s style doesn’t befit an ordinary American citizen, much less the President of the United States.

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Donald Trump, Human Nature, and the Craving for Respect

Trump’s popularity raises disconcerting questions not only about American voters but about human nature as well.

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On the Trumpenproletariat

Trump is for real, like it or not, because the people who are attracted to him have real problems, and for the most part they are problems not of their own making.

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Crude Economics

Moscow just promised to cut its oil output, but that promise rings hollow.

Asia's Game of Thrones

China’s seizure of Singapore’s troop carriers is a power move that sends a signal about Beijing’s displeasure with the Lion City.

Burma's Rohingyas

Outrage at Myanmar’s leader for her inaction on the Rohingya demonstrates the continuing failure of human rights activists to understand the world or develop wise strategies for dealing with it.

Looking Ahead

Nancy Pelosi’s re-election at House Minority Leader suggests that even the 2016 disaster has not yet weakened the establishment’s iron grip over Democratic power centers.

The Vapors

The inability of U.S. diplomats to explain Trump and his worldview to their foreign interlocutors is likely to be a more serious problem for American foreign policy than any early flubs by the President-elect.

The North American Energy Boom

Our southern neighbor is benefiting from the shale boom, too.

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