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Our Brave New World
Our Brave New World
Of Deer, Terrorism, and Liberal Triumphalism

The world keeps getting uglier, and the American political establishment keeps getting more and more caught up in glittering fantasies and theories about inevitable liberal triumph.

Our Brave New World
What the Freedom Act Really Means

Congress’ passage of the contentious surveillance bill is less significant than either side will have you believe. But the issues motivating the debate are incredibly important.

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Political Economy

If America’s economic momentum persists, Trump may once again prove harder to stop than his opponents imagine.

Reforming China

Even a Chinese state think tank speaks the ugly truth.

Higher Ed Shake Up

Ten months of code camp beats four years of ‘business communications’.

Middle East Aflame

General Mattis wants an early chance to roll back Iranian gains in the region, and despite the risks, Yemen seems like a tempting place to start.

Development in Africa

Events in Ivory Coast remind us that rising expectations produce more revolutions than poverty.


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