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Kerry: UK Derailed Obama’s Plan for Syria Intervention

The Secretary of State takes a different tack for defending the brilliant “red line” moment.

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In Putin’s Russia, History Is Subversive

Putin is re-writing the past to justify authoritarianism in the present.

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The Declaration of Independence, Fixed

As part of our ongoing project to update and improve the core documents of American history, we re-present the opening sections of the Declaration of Independence as they ought to have been written, and indeed as it would have been written if the still primitive colonial political process had only been sophisticated enough to restrict participation at important conferences to the appropriately certified, trained and peer-reviewed experts who could have produced a document worth remembering.

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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.

Unenforceable

Shocker! Who could have imagined?

Security of Supply

Not much, it turns out.

fighting the future

Some creative Italians have found a way to beat their country’s job-destroying Euro woes—and the powers that be have immediately organized to crush it.

the Supremes

A nuclear response would be necessary to save the Supreme Court as an institution.

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