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Rise of the Right
Rise of the Right
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Final Warning

The French establishment has blocked Front National in the regional elections—but it was largely responsible for the FN’s rise in the first place.

Rise of the Right
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Twilight of the Elites

The rise of the political right in Europe signals a potentially enduring change in public sentiment that could reorder the core tenets of the European project.

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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.

Violence in Myanmar

Many of Myanmar’s long-suffering Rohingyas are now turning to internationally funded Islamist insurgents to resist the government.

The Shale Rebound

Texas’s Permian Basin has been called “the crown jewel of the world’s oil and gas industry.”

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