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

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

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2016
Trump’s Know-Nothing Foreign Policy

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

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Nationalism Rising
Making Europe Safe for Nationalism, and Vice Versa

It’s the end of the EU as we know it.

2018
A Message from Our Leader

President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union Address, televised January 2018 on the Daily Donald Trump (DDT) network.

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Thinking Ahead
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.

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the migrant crisis
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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Countering Propaganda
Spies, Lies, and the Power of Truth

Four lessons from Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty’s history for the war against authoritarian propaganda.

Kremlin Venom
A Short History of Russian Poisoning

The possible poisoning of Russian journalist Vladimir Kara-Mursa has a cold-blooded context.

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Europe Whole and Free
“All In” On Ukraine

There used to be a time, not too long ago, when the United States had a strategy and a vision for Europe. By pivoting away, we have been courting trouble. It’s time to pivot back.

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