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Postcards from Paris
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Election Eve

Last-minute surprises notwithstanding, the chances of a Brexit- or Trump-style surprise in France tomorrow seem remote.

How Democracies Die
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Guilty Men

Turkish democracy didn’t die all at once in last week’s referndum; it’s been languishing for years. Why did so many in the West fail to notice?

Memory
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Trump, Gingrich, Thatcher, and Me

When historical revisionism takes hold in a society, it’s time to get scared. It’s happened in Turkey and Germany, and now it’s happening here.

After the Coup
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Dark Days Ahead

The plot against Erdoğan has laid bare dangerous undercurrents in Turkey.

Turkey's Election
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Erdogan Isn’t Finished

The game isn’t over for Erdoğan and the AKP. Now would be a good time for the West to pay attention to what’s going on in Turkey.

After Charlie Hebdo
Paris Is Worth a Mass

Is it right that Paris gets a mass rally while Boko Haram’s slaughter of thousands in Nigeria merits hardly a shrug? No. But it’s the response Paris and Nigeria both deserve. This is what civilization looks like.

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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.

Donald's European Vacation

There is no escaping that the leader of the Free World alienated much of the Free World yesterday in Europe.

Reefer Madness

There is a case for the federal government to err on the side of restriction and use some of the legal means at its disposal to curb the proliferation of cheap pot.

Crude Economics

The decision to extend production cuts was as predictable as it was desperate.

deep state

The Manchester leaks are the product of a dangerously arrogant and unaccountable intelligence community.

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