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The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Inside Saudi Arabia’s push to silence criticism of its brutal war on Yemen. Colum Lynch reports on how the Saudis and their allies have wielded influence at the U.N. to block investigations of their war crimes.

Trump’s bumper sticker foreign policy speech. Paul Pillar comments on Trump’s foreign policy remarks.

Genocide and democracy in Burma. Christian Caryl reviewsThe Rohingyas and Blood, Dreams, and Gold for The National Interest.

Rwanda’s false idols. Michela Wrong reports on Paul Kagame’s manipulation of the memory of the genocide to consolidate power.

More troops, no stability. Matt Purple describes Iraq’s ongoing political turmoil.

The real redcoats. Alan Pell Crawford reviewsWith Zeal and With Bayonets Only and The Men Who Lost America for the current issue of TAC.

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Daniel Larison is a senior editor at TAC, where he also keeps a solo blog. He has been published in the New York Times Book Review, Dallas Morning News, World Politics Review, Politico Magazine, Orthodox Life, Front Porch Republic, The American Scene, and Culture11, and was a columnist for The Week. He holds a PhD in history from the University of Chicago, and resides in Lancaster, PA. Follow him on Twitter.

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