The Muted Soul
How the French Mourn
When countries refuse to look clearly at the past, they are like neurotics controlled by compulsions they cannot understand.
The Warlock Hunt
The #MeToo moment has now morphed into a moral panic that poses as much danger to women as it does to men.
Postcards from Paris
Last-minute surprises notwithstanding, the chances of a Brexit- or Trump-style surprise in France tomorrow seem remote.
How Democracies Die
Turkish democracy didn’t die all at once in last week’s referendum; it’s been languishing for years. Why did so many in the West fail to notice?
Trump, Gingrich, Thatcher, and Me
When historical revisionism takes hold in a society, it’s time to get scared. It’s happened in Turkey and Germany, and now it’s happening here.
After the Coup
Dark Days Ahead
The plot against Erdoğan has laid bare dangerous undercurrents in Turkey.
Erdogan Isn’t Finished
The game isn’t over for Erdoğan and the AKP. Now would be a good time for the West to pay attention to what’s going on in Turkey.
After Charlie Hebdo
Paris Is Worth a Mass
Is it right that Paris gets a mass rally while Boko Haram’s slaughter of thousands in Nigeria merits hardly a shrug? No. But it’s the response Paris and Nigeria both deserve. This is what civilization looks like.
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