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Malcolm Forbes
Defending Freedom
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A User’s Guide to Free Speech

Timothy Garton Ash impresses with a fact-filled, ideas-rich discussion of free speech in the modern, interconnected world.

Old Worldliness
The Hotel Patriot

A collection of Joseph Roth’s nonfiction in translation shows the melancholy wanderer at his captivating best.

Art of Betrayal
Sins of the Father

Two books on spying home in on the “human factor” in high-profile espionage cases, one American and one Soviet.

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Department of Can-Kicking

So much for a breakthrough.

The Noose Tightens

As Putin heads to meet French President Emanuel Macron next week, his security services are interrogating a celebrated Cannes-winning director in Moscow.

TPP Post Trump

Picking up the pieces of TPP may be more difficult than many in Asia imagine, leaving China with an attractive opening.

Atrocity in England

Twenty-two people were killed in a bombing at a children’s concert, the deadliest in the UK since the 7/7 bombings.

Seeing a Pattern...

To lose one President to a corruption scandal may be regarded as a misfortune. To lose two in a row begins to look like carelessness.

Crude Economics

Iraq isn’t towing the cartel line.

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