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The Future of the GOP
The Future of the GOP
An Organized Hypocrisy

Party politics has always involved considerable hypocrisy, but the modern Republican Party has taken it to a new level.

The Future of the GOP
GOP Splits on Shutting Down the Government, Again

President Obama’s plans to relax the nation’s enforcement of immigration laws may send the GOP leadership into another fight with its more conservative wing.

The Future of the GOP
Red Dawn in the Morning, Incumbents Take Warning

Many of the most conservative governors up for re-election are facing very challenging re-election campaigns, even in states that are further to the right than the nation as a whole. That’s not a very promising sign for any attempt to take the “red dawn” national.

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demographic transformation

The millennial urban boom may be coming to a close. This could have major consequences for America’s politics and geography.

No, probably not. But President Trump may have trouble lifting them in the first place.

Delivering on Promises

TPP, NAFTA, and a special deal with the UK: Trump’s first week will be a busy one.

WRM in the WSJ

Eliot Cohen’s new book presents a nuanced and compelling defense of hard power.

Infowar

Regular readers know the answer: not very effective at all.

Horn of Africa

…and that may not be such a bad thing.

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