Arts & Letters
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America is too large for self-government, a new book argues—but there’s a remedy.
What one of the Marine Corps’ leading minds reveals about war, terror, and insurgency.
Reconsidering the foreign-policy leadership of Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh
John Mackey’s humane vision for capitalism
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