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The Middle East & Beyond
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Shine On: The Balfour Declaration at 100

Anniversaries are fertile ground for historical distortions. So how should we understand today’s centenary of the Balfour Declaration?

Parsing the Liberal International Order

What’s in a name? When it comes to the “Liberal International Order,” rather a lot—if not always what you might expect.

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The Middle East & Beyond

The agonies and the ecstasies of long-suffering baseball fans.

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We Must Bury Them
The 800-Pound Gorilla in Hurricane Season

You don’t see him, then you do see him, and then you don’t again.

Civil War Monuments
Take Them All Away

We need to mitigate the looming repolarization of race and racial politics in America after more than half a century of incomplete but hardly trivial progress. This may require some deliberate loss of memory.

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Terror in Charlottesville
In the Shadow of Weimar

Understanding America’s emerging domestic terrorism problem.

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Sticks and Stones
The Right Nightmare

The war of words between Trump and Kim Jong-un isn’t the nightmare that should keep you up at night.

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With Friends Like These

The Qatar imbroglio and the second coming of the friendly tyrants dilemma.

We’re Not Going to Take It
An Open Letter to Chuck Grassley

Please, Senator Grassley, do something about the unconstitutional abomination known as civil asset forfeiture.

Peter Berger, RIP

Remembering the man: scholar, husband, parent, colleague, and friend.

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