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Why America Needs the Draft

American democracy suffers when we place the responsibility for defense on an increasingly narrow segment of the population. We need a more republican country, and a more democratic military.

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American Balkanization

Pew data point to one of the core ironies of liberal politics today.

Rage Against the Machine

The Palestinians want international sympathy. But rioting over metal detectors after a terrorist attack seems more likely to draw international contempt.

Revolution

A Schlumberger surge is a good sign for the health of the U.S. shale industry.

The Mueller Effect

Could it be that the President is less worried about the probe of his Russia dealings than about a general investigation with no set limits?

Crude Economics

Ecuador is ignoring OPEC demands to reduce output.

1990s Redux

The result came down to ethnocultural identification among the decision-makers more than lawyerly arguments and fact-checks.

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