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Music
Stickin’ and Stayin’

The timeless, seriously legit brilliance of Little Richard’s debut album.

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After the Pivot
The Outlines of Trump’s Asia Strategy

The President’s Asian trip sketched out a smart approach to containing North Korea, competing with China, and rebuilding trust with allies. Now comes the time to fill in the blanks.

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Let's Get Serious
Europe Revisits Common Defense, Yet Again…

But without a clear vision the effort isn’t likely to add up to anything meaningful.

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The Tribal Trump Card
The Rise of the “Westernists”

The “alt-right” shares something important with Islamists: they both owe much of their recent success to quickly grasping the fact that politics is no longer just about policies.

From the Archives
The Paradise Papers: A Reading Guide

As the Paradise Papers stir public debate about offshore finance and dirty money, seven articles from the TAI archives provide a guide to the legal, political, and moral questions at stake.

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Party Politics
The Primary Problem

Primaries encourage polarization and lock politicians into a cycle of overpromising and underdelivering. Is there a better way?

News Analysis
The Real Lessons of RT’s Foreign Agent Registration

RT’s new filing as a foreign agent shows how lavishly funded its American operations are—and raises troubling questions about where all that money is really going.

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.

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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.

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A Modest Proposal
Make Conservatism Moderate Again

Today’s right-wing radicalism sits ill with the central tenets of conservatism. Conservatives would do well to rediscover the virtues of prudence, humility, and moderation.

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