Lessons from Across the Pond The Anatomy of a Homeownership Crisis
Proponents of repealing the home mortgage interest deduction often cite the United Kingdom as precedent. But the UK doesn’t have a happy story to tell.
The State of State Curing USAID
We need USAID to reclaim its original mission and stop trying to do everything at once. Better for the bureaucracy, and better for those it’s trying to help.
The Open Society and Its Enemies China’s Influence Game Down Under
China’s sophisticated infiltration of Australian politics is a troubling example of how authoritarian states can subvert open societies. The United States should heed the lesson.
Active Measures Russia’s Brexit Subversion
A new wave of revelations strongly suggests that Russia interfered in last year’s Brexit referendum. Why is the UK government staying silent?
Trouble in the Kingdom The 1,002nd Arabian Night?
Mohammed bin Salman’s coup from above may have an even more profound impact on the region than the rise of ISIS.
Terrible Talent Studying Stalin
Unpacking the Great Terror, the Holodomor, and the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact on the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution. (A transcript from our podcast.)
Troubled Waters Nile Dynamics
The grand new dam on the Nile pits the downstream countries against the upstream. Will conflict ensue?
Too Little Too Late? Social Media’s Half-Measures
Facebook, Twitter, and Google testified last week about Russian meddling in U.S. elections. Their proposed remedies don’t go nearly far enough.
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