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What Trump Gets Right on Immigration

A blanket ban on Muslims goes too far, but pausing travel from some countries is a sensible idea.

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Is Brexit National Suicide?

As a nation dependent on trade, Britain is foolish to leave the EU.


After Brexit, Nationalism and Trump Rising

An anti-establishment, populist wave is surging across Europe and the U.S.

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Home Is Where You Don’t Have to Explain

The average Brexit supporter is not a racist.

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Brexit May Presage a Trump Win

In countries across the West, populist movements are on the rise.

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How Fear Won in Britain

Whether we remain or leave, the EU referendum shows how anxious my country has become.

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Trump and Washington’s Wars

What he could and couldn’t do


Our Impulsive Foreign Policy Establishment

Do Americans want to start a new war with Syria and Russia?

Is the Pentagon Hyping the Russia Threat?

Some officials are trying to inflate the defense budget by returning to a Cold War posture.

What ISIS Wants

With very few resources, terrorists continue to harm the West—and change the course of history.

Why Hasn’t Congress Authorized Force Against ISIS?

A lawsuit alleges that absent such a legislative stamp, the war is illegal.

The Decline of Terror in the West?

The Orlando shooting was a horrific crime. But larger trends suggest that the threat of mass attacks is receding.

How to Defy Terror?

No ban—be it on guns, immigration, or fill-in-the-blank—will remove tragedy from our world.

Omar Mateen and the Clash of Civilizations

Is the West’s experiment in assimilating Muslim immigrants a failure?

When Christianities Collide

Persecuted churches of the East need dialogue with the West.

Obama Legitimizes the Drone Wars

A forthcoming report will downplay the bloody consequences.

Permanent Mideast Intervention Won’t Stop Terror

ISIS is primarily a threat to the Muslim world, which should take responsibility for containing it.