Asle Toje
A Tragedy in Four Acts
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A Game of Brexit

What the loss of Theresa May’s Chief of Staff means for the Brexit negotiations.

Moral Panics
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Fear and Loathing of Donald Trump

Reactions to Trump show that elites are also susceptible to collective moods.

Endgame in Syria?
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A Sad Metaphor

Ambassador Samantha Power’s outburst against Russia at the UN aptly symbolizes the decay of the American-led global order.

Europe's Future
The Man Who Disliked Saints

Hailed as a prophet and reviled as a racist, Jean Raspail novelized Europe’s immigration crisis—forty years before it happened.

the migrant crisis
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The Widening Gyre

Europe’s migration crisis is not over. It is spreading.

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The End of the Fifth Republic?

When the terrorists once again struck France on November 13, the country has shown a different, more authoritarian side than in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo outrage.

Europe's Immigration Crisis
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EU à la Carte Back on the Menu

The refugee crisis has revived an old idea in Europe: differentiated integration.

European Refugee Crisis
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Under Pressure

The refugee crisis may not break the EU, but it will upend the postwar European political order.

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Hugging the News Cycle
AFTER ISIS

With the Iraqi government’s move to retake Kirkuk, it’s time for the U.S. to start planning for just how bad things could get.

Counting Carbon

The EIA projects US energy-related greenhouse gas emissions will continue to fall this year.

European Disunion

In forcing Catalonia to clarify its intentions on independence, Madrid is chipping away at the separatists’ facade of unity.

Development and Its Discontents

A new data dive offers mixed evidence, confirming some prevailing narratives and confounding others.

Echo Chamber Redux

Americans deserve in-depth commentary and analysis about the merits and faults of the Iran nuclear deal. They are not getting it.

Spy Games

Another disturbing chapter in the Obama-era spy wars.

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