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Comey’s Brain: An Insider’s Perspective

What was James Comey thinking, from his meetings with Trump to his firing to his congressional testimony? We may never know, but we can do some educated guessing.

A Conversation with Oleksandr Danylyuk
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The Ukrainian Reformation

Ukraine’s Finance Minister speaks with TAI about his ambitious reform project and hopes for a self-sustaining economy. Below is an edited transcript.

EU-phoria
The Secrets of His Success

How liberal politicians can harness populist energy, too.

A Lot of Hot Air
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Leaving Paris in the Springtime

Trump’s Paris agreement pullout isn’t the calamity the global warming chorus has made it out to be, but it does point to a big missed opportunity for the United States.

European Disunion
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“Tear Down This Wall” at Thirty

A warning to a fissuring West on the anniversary of Reagan’s Brandenburg Gate speech.

The UK Elections
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Mayday in the UK

Yesterday’s election results show that the UK’s political culture is every bit as debased as America’s.

Spy vs. Spy
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The Game Is Afoot

How spies, terrorists, and criminals could leverage gamified intelligence networks to wreak havoc in the 21st century.

That Vision Thing
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Losing Our Grip, from Paris to Podgorica to London

Ralph Waldo Emerson gave us “the shot heard round the world”; Donald J. Trump, the shove felt cross the planet.

The Kushner Controversy
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The Dangers of Back Channels

A note on back channel diplomacy and the Cuban missile crisis.

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A Post-Nationalist Europe Is Not a Globalist Europe

Simple traps American critics of the EU should avoid.

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Crude Economics

And it’s (almost) all Libya’s fault. It’s a bad time to be a petrostate.

Ich Spy

The hypocrisy of Germany’s outrage to NSA spying is laid bare once more.

Scientific Method

And it’s sparked an acrimonious debate amongst scientists in the process.

A Messy Divorce

A year after the referendum, the path forward on Brexit looks murkier than ever.

Death of a Generation

Environmentalists, take note.

American Balkanization

The Golden States’s self-righteous “travel ban” sets a dangerous and destructive precedent.

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