US Military: Too Much Tactics, Too Little Strategy

America and its military’s proclivity for perpetual war – and what that means for the war against Islamist terrorists.

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Fifty Years of Immoral Occupation of Palestine

If the Israelis and the Palestinians learned to live in peace, it would usher in a renaissance the likes of which has never been seen before.

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Trump’s Woes – But No Fatal Evidence So Far

There is no “smoking gun” yet.

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How Germany’s Current-Account Surplus Will Correct Itself

Germany’s over-dependence on its automotive industry will be its undoing.

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The EU and the Balkans: Parallel Lives Forever?

Pessimism is real, but scapegoating the EU for the slow transformation of the Western Balkans is unfair.

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Western Balkans: Looking From the Outside In

What does the EU mean to people in the Western Balkans?

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Trump in Paris: Bienvenue, Monsieur le Président!

A message to the American President as he heads to France.

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Brazil: A Fallen Hero and the Start of a New Era?

Lula’s sentence is a signal to all of Latin America that justice can prevail. From Mexico to the tip of Argentina, corruption has pervaded politics for decades. Now is the time to fix it for good.

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The Grenfell Tower Fallout

The Grenfell Tower tragedy is a classic “what have we become” moment.

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The Liberal International Order: Just Who Shredded It?

Blaming Putin cannot cover up the noxious combination of collective U.S. amnesia and the transparent shift of accountability for the proper conduct in international affairs.

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