November 15, 2018, 8:18

World
  • The Trump Doctrine Has Foreign Policy Elites Pulling Out Their Hair

    I get really aggravated when people say things like “Donald Trump is an idiot” or “he has no idea what he ...

    I get really aggravated when people say things like “Donald Trump is an idiot” or “he has no idea what he is doing” or lately “can you believe what President Trump said today on Twitter? That was so u ...

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  • Italy’s Populist Earthquake

    “We have the sensation of being on the eve of an earthquake,” Corriere della Sera economics writer Dario ...

    “We have the sensation of being on the eve of an earthquake,” Corriere della Sera economics writer Dario Di Vico observed on the day of Italy’s elections ...

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  • The Subtle Return of German Hegemony

    Even after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the idea of an immediate reunified Germany seemed remote. Margare ...

    Even after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the idea of an immediate reunified Germany seemed remote. Margaret Thatcher, mindful of recent history and her own childhood memories of World War II, was a voc ...

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  • The Much Diminished Russian Bear

    Any assessment of Vladimir Putin’s Russia needs to stipulate that: 1) he is a corrupt dictator sitting on ...

    Any assessment of Vladimir Putin’s Russia needs to stipulate that: 1) he is a corrupt dictator sitting on top of a rotten kleptocracy; 2) political freedom and democracy in Russia are imperiled; 3) th ...

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  • Italy Succumbs (Again) to Mob Politics

    A new left-right populist government has taken power in Rome, fueled by popular anger over illegal immigr ...

    A new left-right populist government has taken power in Rome, fueled by popular anger over illegal immigration and adept in its use of social media. The M5S/Lega, as it’s known, wants debt forgi ...

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  • Trump’s Iran Regime Change Fantasies

    Candidate Donald Trump campaigned against Washington’s foolish Middle East wars. President Donald Trump i ...

    Candidate Donald Trump campaigned against Washington’s foolish Middle East wars. President Donald Trump is threatening Tehran with the equivalent of fire and fury. After decades of American attacks on ...

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