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Will Moynihan Train Hall Benefit People Who Take Trains?

New York’s planners seem not to understand much about how people actually use train stations in 2016.

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Keeping the Shale Boom Booming

North Dakota is on track to get three new oil pipelines by 2016. Connecting the state’s Bakken shale formation with the country’s pipeline network is vital to the continued success of the shale revolution.

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

Infowar

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.

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.

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