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The Costs of Inaction
The Costs of Inaction
European Jihad Finds Home in Syria

Syria is serving as a petri dish for European jihad, EU officials have found. There are now entire training camps in Syria composed of European fighters, sending EU interior ministers into a panic over the prospect of their return. The costs of inaction in Syria continue to mount.

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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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