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The Coming Backlash
The Coming Backlash
A Failure by Germany’s Elite

Cologne Mayor’s blame-the-victim rhetoric only one part of a bigger problem.

The Coming Backlash
Migrants Molested Women in Cologne on NYE

European leaders, having embarked on the project of rapidly integrating large numbers of immigrants from a failing society into their own, may have a day of reckoning ahead, perhaps sooner than most people expected it to come.

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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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