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Deradicalization
In Support of David Frenchism

Sohrab Ahmari’s worldview is completely incompatible with basic tenets of liberalism.

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Overlapping Dissensus
The Holy Roman Union

The EU shares a number of characteristics with the Holy Roman Empire: overlapping sources of political authority with sometimes universal claims, and multiple and fuzzy political loyalties.

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“Visegrád,” by Károly Markó the Elder
Old Habits
Against Visegrád

Sometimes, old concepts are simply no longer useful.

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Slovakia Returns to Normal
A Rebuke for Populism?

Slovakia seems set to elect a pro-Western reformist as President. Are we looking at a turning point for Europe?

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COST Discipline
The Solution to Capitalist Inequality: Radical Markets

The problems the radical Left seeks to address are real. But their solutions are not nearly radical enough.

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Us and Them
The Vices of Nationalism

“Conservative democracy” is no substitute for multilateralism.

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Yellow Jackets
Magical Thinking in Paris

As protests rage on over necessary reforms, it is the Yellow Jackets and their sympathizers—not President Macron—who are truly living in a bubble.

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Tender is the Night
Murky Nuclear Business in New Europe

How business is now done: Russia and China appear to be tussling in the shadows for a lucrative no-bid nuclear contract in the Czech Republic.

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Carrots & Sticks
Trump Can Win Back Central Europe

He has the conservative bona fides most other Western Europeans lack.

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The Feeble Center
Radical Politics, Old Ideas

If history teaches us anything, it is that resurgent political radicalism is hardly a reason for intellectual excitement about big and bold ideas. Rather, it is a reliable sign of serious trouble ahead.

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