Jeffrey Gedmin
Editor-in-Chief
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“Eclipse of the Sun” by George Grosz
Eclipse of the Sun
Can a 1920s Painting Help Us Today?

Introducing our September/October 2019 issue—and a special offer for new subscribers.

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Ilya Repin, “Reply of the Zaparozhian Cossacks” (Wikimedia Commons)
A Conversation with Boris Akunin
“Such a System is Chemically Incompatible with Democracy”

A bestselling crime writer in exile discusses why he left Moscow, how fiction and history shed light on Putin’s Russia, and why implementing democracy in Russia is still an uphill battle.

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Edvard Isto, “The Attack” (1899)
On the Front Lines
Facing Russia, Close and Personal

TAI editor-in-chief Jeffrey Gedmin speaks with the Presidents of Finland and Estonia, in Helsinki and Tallinn.

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TAI Conversations
The Last Man and the Future of History

TAI Chairman Francis Fukuyama looks back on his famous essay thirty years later—and looks ahead to the challenges facing the West tomorrow.

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“Man, Controller of the Universe” by Diego Rivera (Wikimedia Commons)
TAI Conversations
Comfort in Chaos

A Silicon Valley pioneer talks populism and technology.

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TAI Conversations
A Century of European, German, and Jewish History

A 97-year-old literature scholar talks to TAI about Germany and the Jews, democracy and autocracy, and his never-ending love affair with fiction.

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NATO at 70
Handling the Transatlantic Stress Test: A Conversation with Lithuania’s Foreign Minister

As NATO ministers gather in Washington, Lithuania’s top diplomat describes a “stress test of Transatlantic unity.”

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Caspar David Friedrich, “Der Wanderer über dem Nebelmeer” (Wikimedia Commons)
The View from Saxony
A Conversation with Antje Hermenau

An ex-Green politician discusses the failure of German elites—and why shunning populists backfires.

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The Parlmt. dissolved, or, the Devil turn’d fortune teller, 1774 (via Library of Congress)
A Conversation with Tom Tugendhat
“Just Because You Don’t Believe in the Devil Does Not Mean He’s Gone Away”

A top Tory MP gives the view from London on the challenges facing the West—from within and without.

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A Conversation with Mikhail Khodorkovsky
Justice for Journalists and Russian Revanchism

A top Putin foe dishes on threats to press freedom from Moscow, the Kremlin’s long arm in Africa, and what Russia makes of Donald Trump.

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