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Walter A. McDougall
American Religion
Justin Sullivan
Faithfully Civil

A worthy appeal for that old-time (civil) religion, but one that is likely to be disappointed.

The Unlikely History of American Exceptionalism

The contemporary vocabulary of “American Exceptionalism” comes to us courtesy of doctrinaire Communists and Catholics, from as recently as the 1930s. Really.

Is Geography Destiny?

After the fall of the Berlin Wall, Americans lost a "sensibility about time and space," says Robert D. Kaplan. His new book seeks to restore it.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff
Crude Economics

And it’s (almost) all Libya’s fault. It’s a bad time to be a petrostate.

Ich Spy

The hypocrisy of Germany’s outrage to NSA spying is laid bare once more.

Scientific Method

And it’s sparked an acrimonious debate amongst scientists in the process.

A Messy Divorce

A year after the referendum, the path forward on Brexit looks murkier than ever.

Death of a Generation

Environmentalists, take note.

American Balkanization

The Golden States’s self-righteous “travel ban” sets a dangerous and destructive precedent.

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