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The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Why Holy Thursday matters to Christians. Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry explains [1].

The role of drink in Russian history. Helen Rittelmeyer reviews [2] Mark Lawrence Schrad’s Vodka Politics: Alcohol, Autocracy, and the Secret History of the Russian State [3].

Obstacles for Rand Paul. Michael Brendan Dougherty identifies [4] a hostile donor class as the major problem for his likely candidacy.

Excessive use of force in Albuquerque. Radley Balko reviews [5] the findings of the Department of Justice report on APD abuses.

Ukraine is in no condition to fight. Simon Shuster reports [6] on the poor state of Ukraine’s military.

Why realists often oppose foreign wars. Stephen Walt explains [7] most realists’ reluctance to get involved in foreign conflicts.

The U.S. isn’t retreating. Michael Cohen refutes [8] the dishonest charge of “retreat.”

Liechtenstein shrinks. The tiny principality is slightly smaller following an adjustment [9] of its official map.

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#1 Comment By Bill H On April 18, 2014 @ 1:34 am

Thanks for the link on Holy Thursday. It is a beautifully written piece.