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J. Peter Pham
2016 And Beyond
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Africa’s Pivotal Year

Will the continent see advancements in democracy commensurate with its economic rise?

Elections in Guinea
A Test for African Democracy—and International Commitment

Time is running short to prevent a crisis of legitimacy in Guinea that could set back the whole West African region.

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Moroccan “Exceptionalism” Deserves Support

Morocco stands out as an oasis of stability amidst a region in turmoil—thanks both to the circumstances of history and to prudent leadership.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff
Risky Business

The Long March toward a Chinese meltdown continues.

Make NATO Great Again

Is this the Trump effect?

Terror in the Philippines

The Philippine president cut short his Russia trip to deal with a terrorist outbreak at home.

The Nork's Nukes

As North Korea’s missile progress proceeds apace, the U.S. is coming ever closer to a binary choice: war with North Korea or acceptance of its deterrent.

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A state-run insurance system would cost more than California spends on all other public services—education, police, pensions, and more—combined.

Energy Innovation

How close are renewables to a shale-like boom?

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