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Fatal Conceit

Americans used to have a wise skepticism about nation building. As recently as the 1990s, conservatives, especially, opposed the Clinton administration’s social-engineering projects in Haiti, Somalia, and the Balkans: They ...
Politics & Policy

Woodrow Wilson’s War

Last week, a host of Clinton administration officials emerged to identify and lament the causes of the Russia-Georgia war. Strobe Talbott, Ronald Asmus, and Richard Holbrooke — all Democratic former ...