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The Gridlock Myth

Partisan divisions in the absence of supermajorities don’t cause gridlock. Electoral volatility does.

Reversing Field

Relations with Ukraine need not involve a zero-sum game between the United States and Russia.

Orange Peels

Ukraine’s new President Viktor Yanukovych is no threat to democracy.

Red Crossroads

The International Committee of the Red Cross and its American counterpart face a changing international landscape.

When Sanctions Work: The Belarus Buckle

Sanctions can work, but only in a specific set of circumstances. Case in point: Belarus.

On Despotism

Paul A. Rahe brings Montesquieu back to life.

It's Dangerous Out There

Young Westerners out to help others abroad need some help of their own.

On Servitude

Kenneth Minogue shows how democracy can undermine liberty.

For Richer, for Poorer

Even a weakened America can afford global pre-eminence.

An Innocent Abroad

For all the grand speeches, President Obama has little of substance to show on the foreign policy front.

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