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Donald Trump’s Global Fanclub

What do Alexander Dugin, Geert Wilders, and Jean-Marie Le Pen have in common? They’ve all endorsed Donald Trump.

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Trump Highlights Israel’s Liberalism

Despite the perpetual threat of terrorism, Israel has never succumbed to something like Trumpism.

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The Globalization of the Right?

As Marion Le Pen pitches US-style rightwing politics in Europe, Donald Trump pitches European-style rightwing politics in the US.

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Sweden Democrats’ Moment in the Sun?

The migrant crisis is pushing Sweden’s formerly fringey, xenophobic party to the forefront of national politics.

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Cleaning Up Real Nice

Europe’s far-Right has discovered that the road to electoral respectability involves rejecting anti-Semitism and embracing Israel.

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Chances of Brexit Rise as Migrant Crisis Roils EU

A new poll puts the support for leaving the EU at 40 percent. The uptick in support for a Brexit comes after a change in the way the poll question was worded, but the reason for the change appears to be the migrant crisis.

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Europe’s Failing Dream

Europe’s failure to create a coherent civic identity for its citizens has left the door open for the continent’s various far-right parties. And they’re not hesitating to seize the opportunity.

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Eliot Cohen’s new book presents a nuanced and compelling defense of hard power.


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.


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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