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The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Dean of the realists. Tom Switzer reviews the career and thought of Owen Harries in the current issue of TAC.

Why did Turkey attack a Russian plane? Philip Giraldi considers the possibility that the downing of the Russian jet was planned.

Europe and the war on ISIS. Leon Hadar makes the case that leading European governments should assume responsibility for the war.

Have a plan to defeat ISIS? Show your work. Christopher Preble challenges the presidential candidates to explain how their proposals will achieve their stated goals.

5 inconvenient truths about the war on ISIS. Ted Galen Carpenter lists the things that many supporters of the war don’t want to acknowledge.

about the author

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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