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Political Realignment
The Center Can Hold

If there is ever to be a revival of centrist politics, its advocates must come to terms with the conditions that enabled populists to rise on the right and the left.

It’s Fatally Flawed

The Responsibility to Protect concept is not flawed because it’s hard to implement; it’s hard to implement because it’s a paragon of moral illogic.

Between a Rock and a Hard Place

No one who pays even casual attention to Ukraine’s politics should be surprised to learn that President Viktor Yanukovych’s Party of Regions (PR), whose bastions lie in the country’s Russophone south and east, emerged with a plurality in October’s parliamentary elections. With top opposition candidates (most notably former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko) in jail, and […]

When America Leaves: Asia after the Afghan War

The U.S. exit from Afghanistan will have far-reaching strategic implications for all of Asia. The American preoccupation with a narrow conception of these implications ill serves the U.S. national interest.

NATO, R.I.P.

NATO is obsolete; the Atlantic world is anything but.

The Myth of Russian Resurgence

Fear of revived Russian power is exaggerated.

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