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Analyses Last Updated: Apr 30, 2017 - 8:56:14 AM


Analyses
The Persistence of Trump Derangement Syndrome
With Donald Trump as President, we owe it to our country and to our sanity to refuse to succumb to the urge to turn politics into a series of set responses.

Apr 23, 2017 - 9:14:48 AM

Analyses
The Erdogan Enigma
I nominate Recep Tayyip ErdoÄźan, president of Turkey, as the most inconsistent, mysterious, and therefore most unpredictable major politician on the world stage. His victory in a referendum last Sunday formally bestows him with near-dictatorial powers that leave Turkey, the Middle East, and beyond in a greater state of uncertainty than ever.

Apr 22, 2017 - 9:39:14 AM

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Russia: A Land Power Hungry for the Sea
Trying to understand the military behavior of nations has been a hobby of Western academics, beginning with the great geopoliticians of former centuries, such as Nicholas Spykman, Sir Halford Mackinder, and Admiral Alfred Thayer Mahan

Apr 20, 2017 - 11:23:19 AM

Analyses
The Real Madman
“Putin is the real world version of the person Trump pretends to be on television,” historian Timothy Snyder wrote in this space during the presidential campaign. A year after Snyder made that observation, the tables are turned: Trump has become the real version of the man Putin plays on television—an unpredictable, temperamental, impetuous man who will push reality past the limits of the imagination.

Apr 20, 2017 - 11:05:15 AM

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The Brilliant Incoherence of Trumps Foreign Policy
The United States periodically debates whether to do more or less abroad. Trump won by promising both. But he can’t possibly deliver.

Apr 18, 2017 - 8:47:49 AM



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