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Pressuring Putin
The West Must Step Up Russia Sanctions

The Trump Administration’s newest sanctions are another step in the right direction. But after the attack in the UK, much more can and should be done to deter Moscow.

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Don’t Rehabilitate Obama on Russia

President Trump’s boasts about him being tougher on Russia than his predecessor may ring hollow—but they’re true.

The New Battlefield
Warfare on the Web

A new book by David Patrikarakos explores how social media has changed armed conflict in the 21st century.

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The New European Politics
The Key to Kurz’s Victory

Much like Macron, the fresh-faced Austrian leader rose to political prominence amid a surge of European populism—and is testing a new way to handle the challenge.

The Secrets of His Success

How liberal politicians can harness populist energy, too.

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Islam and Europe
The NYT’s Veil Fail

Silencing liberals and moderate conservatives in the debate about Islamic religious practices in Europe will only pave the way for more populist successes.

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The Populist Surge
Election Drama à la Française

If you miss the excitement of campaign season, look to France, where next year’s presidential race promises to be a crucial reckoning of the challenges facing Europe.

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Europe and Islam
The Facts and Figures on French Muslims

A think tank report sheds new light on how Islam is practiced (and not practiced) in France.

Church and State
Behind the Burkini

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

Moving On
They Brexit, You Own It

The voters have spoken, and the their verdict is clear: Britain will now have to leave the European Union. How the rest of the EU moves on is the next critical question. Can European leaders salvage the European project?

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