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WRM in the WSJ
WRM in the WSJ
The Origins of Trump’s Political Movement

Who made Donald Trump president? And what do his supporters want?

WRM in the WSJ
The Terror Threat

WRM has a review out in the WSJ of Peter Bergen’s new book “United States of Jihad.”

WRM in the WSJ
The Migration Crisis and Europe’s Crippling Doubts

A people fleeing the collapse of one civilization are heading for a continent not sure if its own is worth maintaining.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff
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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