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Is Obama’s Foreign Policy Too European?

Is Obama’s Foreign Policy Too European?

| July 8, 2014

While Mr. Obama’s new style of diplomacy — soft power and nonintervention — was at first seen as a welcome break with the Bush years, five years later a dismal realization has set in. It turns out that soft power cannot replace hard power.

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The West is Losing Faith in its Own Future

The West is Losing Faith in its Own Future

| December 10, 2013

Even though the lure of the West remains intense, the Western world itself is losing faith in its future.

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The New Face of European Anti-Semitism

The New Face of European Anti-Semitism

| November 13, 2013

The ‘Elders of Zion’ are out, but demonizing Israel is mainstream.

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A More Secular Europe, Divided by the Cross

A More Secular Europe, Divided by the Cross

| June 17, 2013

Throughout its modern history, however, the “European project,” as the Continent’s current faltering push for unity is known, has sought to keep religion and the unruly passions it can stir at arm’s length.

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The Coming Global Disorder

The Coming Global Disorder

| October 1, 2012

How does global order come undone? How do the arrangements and understandings through which war is generally avoided, commerce generally protected, and the cause of civilization generally advanced, cease to function?

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