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An American in Berlin

The Clinton-Trump battle puts an American expat in the hot seat, and has him dreaming of how the United States could be more like Europe.

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In Leaked Talking Points, Clinton Vowed No Reform for Big Blue

A disappointing display of conventional blue thinking from the presidential frontrunner.

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Elements of Conspiracy

What the Republican Party could and should have known about Donald Trump.

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Trump’s Brinksmanship Shows Importance of Electoral College

America’s peculiar system for choosing presidents may help avoid post-election chaos.

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The (Bad) Ideas Election

Hillary’s answer to American discontent is a familiar litany of left-liberalism, while conservative scholars outline a post-Trump intellectual revival.

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Donald Trump Is Not Benjamin Disraeli

Disraeli sought to bring Britain into the future; Trump seeks to restore a golden past.

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Shooting Missives in the Air

They’ll come to Earth we know not where.

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The Next Stage in the Immigration Wars

Crowing about Trump’s confusion on immigration, rather than taking stock of what enabled him to get as far as he has on the issue, would be a mistake.

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Big Daddy Trump

Fatherhood is central to his campaign, but it’s not the selling point people think.

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A Tale of Two Insurgencies

Trump triumphed, Sanders didn’t—but Bernie might have the last laugh.

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Enviro-Mental

Time to unpack the irony.

Aramco IPO

Beijing is ready to invest in Saudi Aramco.

Venezuela seems headed for a boiling point while Maduro doubles down on Chavismo

Keeping Up With Medvedev

Now that Dmitry Medvedev knows beyond a reasonable doubt that he is being attacked, he will ruthlessly clean house when he gets his hands on the throne. And his enemies know he knows who they are.

Game of Thrones

Japan’s rise, and the reactions it provokes in capitals across the Pacific Rim is one of the key dynamics to watch as the Trump Administration gets its own footing in the region.

Higher Education Watch

The California State Auditor has delivered a damning assessment of the management practices at the single largest university system in the United States.

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