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Behind the Burkini

The overturned ban is not a religious issue, but the symbol of a broader political struggle.

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Hugo Grotius
The Texas State Bar and the Ambiguities of Secularity

People often confuse ‘secularity’ and ‘secularism’. A case in point.

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The Money Factor in the Catholic Communion Battle

For the German Catholic church, there’s more at stake in the debate over communion for the remarried than theology. There’s also money.

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Charlie Hebdo and France’s Irreligious Tradition

Public irreligion in France, from the 16th century to Charlie Hebdo.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff
Commitment Issues

It goes far deeper than a failure to reach the 2% spending target.

After The Referendum

The Council of Europe re-introduces monitoring for Turkey on human rights issues for the first time since 2004.

A New Deal

For Moscow, round two of production cuts is going to be harder than round one.

How do you solve a problem like Korea?

The U.S. is rushing to deploy missile defense in South Korea before the elections.

Pyongyang Under Pressure?

Is Pyongyang rationing fuel in fear of a coming Chinese embargo?

The President vs. the Mayors

A court ruling in California marks the latest setback for President Trump’s immigration policies.

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