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The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Gove in, Johnson out. The Telegraph reports on the state of the Conservative leadership race.

He who wields the knife never wears the crown. Philip Johnston comments on Boris Johnson’s political collapse.

The Benghazi report misses the real scandal in Libya. Ted Galen Carpenter reminds us that the Libyan war and its aftermath are the real scandal that Congress should be investigating.

5 attitude adjustments our foreign policy leaders need to make. Daniel Davis urges policymakers to scrap some of their worst recurring habits.

Don’t blame “Brexit” on U.S. policy in Syria. Michael Cohen chides hawkish critics of the administration that have tried to spin the outcome of the EU referendum as a consequence of American policy in Syria.

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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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