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Putin’s Great Purge

KGB generals and old cronies are falling left and right, as Putin tries to consolidate power.

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German Industry May Soon Be Saddled With Sky-High Electricity Bills

Soon, German industry may no longer be exempt from paying green surcharges on electricity bills. Berlin’s green ambitions have saddled its consumers with some of the highest electricity prices in Europe.

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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.

Rebuilding America

Paul Ryan will target $40 in private investment for every $1 his caucus approves in infrastructure spending.

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