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Maria Stuarda at the Met
Maria Stuarda at the Met
Photo by Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera.
The Red Divorce

The bearded fanatic, dressed in black, enters the cell in which the lady—who held power in the old regime and who still stubbornly clings to the old, corrupt version of the faith—has long been imprisoned. His voice dripping with hypocritical sorrow, he holds out a paper and announces the sentence toward which he has long […]

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Pressuring Pyongyang

An analysis of their trade flows suggests so.


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China wants to help Egypt construct a new capital—but can they follow through?

social norms

The President’s assault on P.C. was at least partly successful. That is both good and bad.

Alliances and Allies

It’s time our allies, and our foreign policy establishment, engage with our President’s worldview on its own terms.

Minya Attack

28 Copts killed in point-blank attack on pilgrims.

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