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Guns in America
Guns in America
Stop-And-Frisk Hypocrisy on Left and Right

What the reaction to Trump’s stop-and-frisk comments say about the distorted politics of guns and crime in America.

Guns in America
How to Tear a Nation Apart

Perhaps terrorists who choose to carry out their massacres with guns are actually “taking advantage” of American society in a different way than many liberals think.

Guns in America
59 Percent of Young Americans Oppose Assault Weapons Ban

Opposition to gun control is not confined to a declining cadre of “bitter” old white men.

Guns in America
The Distorted Politics of Gun Control

Gun control and tough-on-crime policy are two sides of the same coin. Both require a stronger police presence, and both have racially disparate outcomes.

Guns in America
Gun Control: More Racial Disparities Than the Drug War

Tough-on-crime policies and gun control are two sides of the same coin.

Guns in America
Race and Public Opinion on Gun Rights

The number of African Americans who think that guns are an effective way to protect oneself has doubled in the past two years. Could recent events be a factor?

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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.

Recessional

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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