Rewarding Sacrifice, Valor and Patriotism: Statehood for Puerto Rico

In many ways, the case for Puerto Rican statehood is equally compelling as that for Washington, D.C.

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Klaus Schwab and the World Economic Forum Run Away from Their Past

We are no fans of neo-liberalism. But look who is now suddenly disavowing it.

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North Stream 2: What the Germans Must Do for Transatlantic Solidarity

As much as the current German government would wish otherwise, the North Stream 2 pipeline controversy continues to threaten European unity as well as transatlantic solidarity.

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De-Trumpification? Moving the US Forward

Could Spain — not post-war Germany or post-Maoist China — serve Americans as a model to rid the U.S. of Mr. Trump for good?

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US Exceptionalism is Dead: Long Live US Uniqueness?

After the shameful events of the afternoon of January 6th, 2021, can we reconcile U.S. exceptionalism with the disgraceful invasion of the U.S. Capitol? The short answer is no.

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Italy: No Political Crisis, But an Economic One

The EU’s patience to throw Italy yet another lifeline after the current one is rapidly vanishing.

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US and India: Stop Your Uncivil Wars at Home!

Democracies are only as healthy as their institutions: A conversation with Gurcharan Das.

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Merkel and Her Ill-Advised CAI Deal

What US and German political transitions mean for China relations.

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How to Deal with US Social Media: Mr. Biden, Revoke Section 230

In the aftermath of the attack on the Capitol, incited and planned over platforms like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, many are calling for changes.

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Merkel’s EU China Policy: Double Crossing Joe Biden

Surprisingly, Germany’s veteran Chancellor is replicating Gerhard Schröder’s moves to poison the transatlantic relationship — in her case by eagerly doing China’s bidding inside the EU.

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