Phony Philanthropy Change You Can’t Believe In
A new book argues that our technocratic elite have succumbed to a “new faith” that promises worldly utopia but instead perpetuates injustice. Perhaps they might take lessons from an older one.
Values and Interests China Cracks Down in Xinjiang
Beijing’s intensifying campaign of repression against the Uighurs carries important implications for U.S. interests in Asia.
With Friends Like These Why Pakistan Won’t Cooperate
Recent overtures notwithstanding, the Trump Administration should have no illusions that Pakistan will help advance its goals in combatting terror or ending the Afghan war.
A Centennial Celebration Leonard Bernstein’s Multitudes
On the hundredth anniversary of his birth, Leonard Bernstein’s artistic legacy is as rich and impossible to circumscribe as ever.
Middle East Strategy Afghanistan: Peace Prospects at the Abyss
Seventeen years in, the war in Afghanistan presents a credible threat of disaster for all parties involved—or a settlement that could end the fighting on terms we can accept.
Back Down or Crack Down? Putin’s Fraying Mandate
Rigged elections and brutal crackdowns cannot disguise the public’s falling trust in the Kremlin.
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