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Europe's Rightward Drift
Europe's Rightward Drift
Poland’s New Majoritarians

Europe’s illiberal democracies have gained a new member, and the world has taken notice.

Europe's Rightward Drift
Angela Merkel Tries to Kill the AfD with Kindness

Even in Germany euroskeptic rhetoric is on the rise. But the Chancellor remains fundamentally pro-European and her rhetoric may be designed to stem, rather than to surf, the tide of popular discontent.

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Crude Economics

That OPEC production cut is going to have to fall on the Saudis’ shoulders—if it’s to happen at all.

Egypt in Turmoil

The West is ignoring an ongoing crisis in Egypt, as painful austerity measures stoke outrage against the Sisi government.

Why We Can't Have Nice Things

Déjà vu all over again.

Public Opinion

A new Gallup poll registers big increases in respect for police, including among Democrats and nonwhites.

Asia's Game of Thrones

Both Washington and Manila are doing damage control in the wake of Duterte’s latest comments, but the real test is yet to come.


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

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