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Ken Burns's The Vietnam War
The War That Never Ends

The Vietnam War gets Ken Burns’s signature “docutainment” treatment, and the result is a worthy one, if not always up to full scholarly standards.

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The State of State
Making Diplomacy Great Again

We won’t have more foreign policy successes without better diplomacy. The first step is to understand what diplomacy can and can’t do.

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The Middle East
Misanalysis Makes a Mess

U.S. policy in Syria is failing because the Obama Administration is prioritizing the urgent (rolling back ISIS) over the truly important (Iran and Russia).

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