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The Western Alliance
The Western Alliance
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We Still Need NATO

Strong U.S. leadership is needed to reinvigorate this essential alliance.

The Western Alliance
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Fire and Brimstone

As military responses go, Britain’s decision to join the Western attack on ISIS is no game changer. Nevertheless, the shift in strategy is important for at least three reasons.

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Asia's Game of Thrones

As Duterte continues to slam the U.S. and look to China, Japan is caught in an awkward position.


By snubbing nuclear power, Berlin has consigned itself to decades of coal dependence.

The European Immigration Crisis

There is nothing so permanent as a temporary measure.

Miracles Can Happen

It’s probably not a model for the country (as some analysts would have it), but it shows that compromise is possible when all parties involved are committed to finding a practical solution.

Putin on a show?

Russia’s advantage in Syria is a matter of political will, not technical capability.

Higher Education Watch

Colleges make resident assistants “mandatory reporters” for potential Title IX violations.

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