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The Refugee Crisis
The Refugee Crisis
Berlin Prepares to Admit Defeat on Refugees?

Germany’s Interior Minister floats a plan for intercepting migrants at sea and sending them back to North Africa.

The Refugee Crisis
Renzi: EU Not Living Up to Refugee Redistribution Promises

Italian PM alleges that only about 0.2% of refugee redistributions been implemented.

The Refugee Crisis
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Insane Asylum

Germany’s warm welcome to Syria’s refugees is earning the country good press, but it may also be sowing the seeds of long-term agony.

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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.


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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