What Trump can and cannot unwind.
The structural incentives for “losing to win.”
How America’s “secret war” in Laos transformed the CIA.
How the feckless meddling of Syria’s neighbors made the civil war there worse.
Liberals have lost touch with their populist roots, which calls for a fresh articulation of a very old idea: anti-domination.
Why Donald Trump should listen to two visionary businessmen who didn’t support him.
How America’s late-nineteenth-century conquest of Cuba and the Philippines still haunts our foreign policy.
A magisterial new biography fails to crack the mystery of America’s greatest general.
Two new books underscore the big lesson of 2016: GOP base voters hate big government spending only when the “wrong” people benefit.
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