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NATO and Trump

“The idea that international institutions, built on the blood-stained rubble of two world wars, must give way to some glorious new era of nationalism is inflaming the minds of people across the West. It’s a very weird epidemic of Year Zero thinking on a global level. “

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Surrender of Influence

from Thomas Donlan at Barron’s, Ignorance is Not Bliss German Chancellor Angela Merkel has had the chance to take Trump’s measure in the recent NATO and G-7 meetings, and her reading was not good. She reported this to her citizens: “The…

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Governing Rhetoric

Trump’s bombastic rhetoric may have won the election against incredible odds, and this sort of energy may be needed to claw back the administrative state in a meaningful way, but governing requires a shift in style if not substance. His…

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