Jeffrey Gedmin
Russia and the West
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Gerhard Schröder: Donald Trump’s Doppelgänger?

Both men are the kind of self-dealer Putin excels at manipulating.

The Man from Dresden
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Reading Putin in Hamburg

Putin is no businessman, ready to make a good deal. He is a manipulator, through and through.

That Vision Thing
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Losing Our Grip, from Paris to Podgorica to London

Ralph Waldo Emerson gave us “the shot heard round the world”; Donald J. Trump, the shove felt cross the planet.

Six Lessons
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Protecting America’s Voice Abroad

A memo to the new CEO of U.S. international media.

Russia and the West
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Losing America’s Voice—and More

Moscow lost the Cold War. Will Vladimir Putin win the peace?

2016
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Trump’s Know-Nothing Foreign Policy

Who needs expertise, when you have the “art of the deal”?

Nationalism Rising
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Making Europe Safe for Nationalism, and Vice Versa

It’s the end of the EU as we know it.

Thinking Ahead
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Alone in the World

What happens if we defeat ISIS—only to find that the EU and NATO have fallen apart?

The West and Russia
Forget Russia in Syria

Putin has his agenda. It’s time we stop reacting to his—and get back to ours.

the migrant crisis
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Saving the West

Republicans want America to lead again. What happens if the EU’s migration crisis decimates the EU—and our closest allies are neither capable nor willing to follow?

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Hugging the News Cycle
AFTER ISIS

With the Iraqi government’s move to retake Kirkuk, it’s time for the U.S. to start planning for just how bad things could get.

Counting Carbon

The EIA projects US energy-related greenhouse gas emissions will continue to fall this year.

European Disunion

In forcing Catalonia to clarify its intentions on independence, Madrid is chipping away at the separatists’ facade of unity.

Development and Its Discontents

A new data dive offers mixed evidence, confirming some prevailing narratives and confounding others.

Echo Chamber Redux

Americans deserve in-depth commentary and analysis about the merits and faults of the Iran nuclear deal. They are not getting it.

Spy Games

Another disturbing chapter in the Obama-era spy wars.

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