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2017
2017
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Pumphrett Plights His Troth

Volume four of The Pumphrett Papers.

2017
The House GOP Fumbles

House GOP members backed down from a plan to “gut” the legislative body’s internal ethics office.

2017
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Pumphrett Ops In

Volume Three of the Pumphrett Papers.

2017
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Make America’s Allies Great Again

Trump should learn from the Obama Administration’s mistakes and bet on the friends we already have.

2017
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Religion, Class, and the Evangelical Vote

A hypothesis: Evangelicals who voted for Trump fall into two groups—those who are primarily motivated by the moral positions of their faith, and those who bitterly resent the contempt shown them by elites.

2017
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The Birth of a Disunited States of America?

Verteran “U.S. watchers” in China received a rude awakening to a divided America on the morning of November 9.

2017
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Trump: A World Deconstructed?

If the 45th President makes good on his campaign promises, the 46th President will be the one called upon to “make America great again.”

2017
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Trump’s Middle East Muddle

The Middle East would present a daunting challenge to any incoming President, and Trump has only a limited knowledge of international affairs.

2017
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A New American Foreign Policy?

President Trump could upend the role the U.S. has played in international affairs since World War II.

2017
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Trump and the World

The institutional and principled foreign policy of postwar United States will be replaced by a transactional approach. It is an unstable basis for world order.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff

After years of delay, Turkey announces its close to buying advanced air missile defenses from the Russians.

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.

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