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What We Saw

If there has been a theme to our coverage, it is this: The American managerial class leaned too far over its skis with its cosmopolitan project.

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The Spectacular Institutional Failure of the Democratic Party

Insofar as you consider the election of Donald Trump a great failure on the part of the nation’s political elite, the Republican Party is not the only institution that was negligent.

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Allies

It is hard to imagine any other NATO member hosting ships from a navy that is busily building islands in South China sea—not to mention carrying out live-fire drills in the Mediterranean.

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It’s not their stated purpose with their latest call to heed production cuts, but it’s what will happen in this new oil reality.

press freedom

The latest Economist/YouGov poll contains grim news about the health of American democracy.

Asian Arms Race

Beijing is launching a new agency, modeled on the Pentagon’s DARPA, to pioneer breakthrough military technology.

Temple Mount Crisis

Israel has removed the metal detectors, but Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is calling for further escalation.

Japanese Politics

Beset by scandals, the beleaguered Prime Minister is losing ground to a rival in the polls.

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