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Moral Panics
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Fear and Loathing of Donald Trump

Reactions to Trump show that elites are also susceptible to collective moods.

Endgame in Syria?
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A Sad Metaphor

Ambassador Samantha Power’s outburst against Russia at the UN aptly symbolizes the decay of the American-led global order.

Europe's Future
The Man Who Disliked Saints

Hailed as a prophet and reviled as a racist, Jean Raspail novelized Europe’s immigration crisis—forty years before it happened.

the migrant crisis
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The Widening Gyre

Europe’s migration crisis is not over. It is spreading.

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The End of the Fifth Republic?

When the terrorists once again struck France on November 13, the country has shown a different, more authoritarian side than in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo outrage.

Europe's Immigration Crisis
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EU à la Carte Back on the Menu

The refugee crisis has revived an old idea in Europe: differentiated integration.

European Refugee Crisis
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Under Pressure

The refugee crisis may not break the EU, but it will upend the postwar European political order.

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Pressuring Pyongyang

An analysis of their trade flows suggests so.

RIP

We are greatly saddened here at The American Interest to hear about the death of our friend, colleague, and mentor Zbigniew Brzezinski.

China's Big Money Diplomacy

China wants to help Egypt construct a new capital—but can they follow through?

social norms

The President’s assault on P.C. was at least partly successful. That is both good and bad.

Alliances and Allies

It’s time our allies, and our foreign policy establishment, engage with our President’s worldview on its own terms.

Minya Attack

28 Copts killed in point-blank attack on pilgrims.

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