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2016 And Beyond
2016 And Beyond
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The Waning of American Primacy

President Obama’s successor may find that reversing American foreign policy decline will take more than a mere act of will.

2016 And Beyond
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TV’s Antidote to Trump

David Simon’s under-appreciated Show Me a Hero offers hope that racial divides can be mended, and past injustices overcome.

2016 And Beyond
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A Republic If You Can Keep It

Democratic illegitimacy in the United States and the rest of the world results more from political than economic discontent.

2016 And Beyond
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Condemned to Populism

The erasure of historical memory has a high price.

2016 And Beyond
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The Coming Electoral Crack-up?

Will voter discontent shatter the partisan deadlock in U.S. politics this November?

2016 And Beyond
Party Platforms Ignore Zoning Crisis

Getting housing policy right is one of the most important things a country can do to promote economic growth and social stability.

2016 And Beyond
The State of Our Union

The biggest deficits in the United States these days are not the ones grabbing the headlines.

2016 And Beyond
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Pragmatic Engagement

A national security strategy for the next President.

2016 And Beyond
Where Are the Proto-Trumps?

There is little evidence that Trumpism, as a political ideology and mode of presentation, has caught on in the hundreds of GOP primary races for lower offices.

2016 And Beyond
Unraveling America the Great

The radical conservative challenge to the progressive foundations of Pax Americana.

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Risky Business

The Long March toward a Chinese meltdown continues.

Make NATO Great Again

Is this the Trump effect?

Terror in the Philippines

The Philippine president cut short his Russia trip to deal with a terrorist outbreak at home.

The Nork's Nukes

As North Korea’s missile progress proceeds apace, the U.S. is coming ever closer to a binary choice: war with North Korea or acceptance of its deterrent.

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A state-run insurance system would cost more than California spends on all other public services—education, police, pensions, and more—combined.

Energy Innovation

How close are renewables to a shale-like boom?

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