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Lessons Not Learned
Lessons Not Learned
Europeans Ignoring History, Paying al-QaedaGeld

By paying ransoms for its kidnapped citizens, several EU countries have become a major source of financing for al-Qaeda. These countries have also put their own citizens at greater risk of kidnapping.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff

America’s peculiar system for choosing presidents may help avoid post-election chaos.

Third Debate Recap

Trump shortchanges his supposed signature issue to defend man-crush on Putin.

Frozen Ukraine

The latest round of peace talks only mask Europe’s lack of leverage and commitment in Ukraine.

Asia's Game of Thrones

The Philippine president has now definitively cast his lot with China. How will elites in Manila react?

Follow the Money

Why hasn’t the increase in K-12 investment translated into better student outcomes?

Crude Economics

US oil companies are in much better shape than the cartel seems to think.

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