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Obama’s Failed Legacy in Afghanistan

How the President took a bad situation in Afghanistan and made it even worse.

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The Grim Lessons of “Protective Edge”

Israel’s long-term strategy against Hamas will not bring clear, satisfying victories, but attrition is its only viable option.

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Asia's Game of Thrones

The Trump Administration is likely to comply.

demographic transformation

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

A Heavy Lift

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.

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