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The Post-Liberal Era

Trump promises a revolution greater than Reagan or Goldwater.

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Standing Athwart at Standing Rock

Can the president-elect broker peace between Native Americans and oil companies?


Assessing the President-Elect’s Foreign Policy Advisors

Some may argue for restraint, but is Trump willing to listen?

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Taiwan and Trump’s Nixonian Opportunity

Today’s circumstances demand different—but no less bold—diplomatic tactics.

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Trump in a China Shop

Is it “just words”? Or is he in earnest?

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Trump Campaign: ‘Platform for White Supremacists’?

What an accusation leveled against Kellyanne Conway says about the future of this country.

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Trump’s Cabinet

The appointees who matter and the the appointees who don’t.

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Giving Thanks For Trump

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If the Electoral College goes rogue and selects Hillary Clinton, expect the worst.

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Blame the media, not Moscow.

Our Bitter Elections

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