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Walter Russell Mead & Staff
Portuguese Elections

Portugal’s reigning coalition has a stronger finish than expected in Sunday’s elections, giving hope to other pro-austerity incumbents in Europe.

Sunnis vs. Shi'a

In the wake of the Iran Deal, Saudi Arabia appears to be working to get all the Sunnis on the same side.

The Oil Factor
Blue Civil War

The Asian American community is quietly growing more and more dissatisfied with the convoluted admissions regime at America’s elite colleges.

Not Over Yet

The Taliban appear to have the momentum, even if they ultimately lose this battle for the city.

Battle for Ukraine

European leaders appear satisfied with Russia’s willingness to conclude some kind of peace in Ukraine.

Greeks Bearing Debts

The scale of the culture challenge should not be underestimated by Europhiles.

South China Sea Standoff

Maybe last week’s Xi–Obama meeting didn’t go so well after all.

What Would Winston Say?
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An Introduction
On the advent of a new column here at The American Interest—an homage to Churchill and a reflection on his strengths, not the least of which was whimsy.
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Ukraine & Syria
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The Future of NATO
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Strategy and Tactics
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