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Turkish Dilemma

Eighty years ago Ataturk transformed Turkey into a secular state — ending the centuries-old caliphate, and requiring Turks to change the hats on their heads and the script with which ...
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The Vietnam Fallacy

The lessons of the Vietnam War are engraved on the souls of Americans. Everyone knows that the United States lost because we intervened on the unpopular side of a civil ...
Politics & Policy

Judgement Calls

After the arrow has hit, the bowman’s success is in the hands of whoever decides where to paint the target. President George W. Bush’s Iraq arrow is still in flight, ...
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Geneva Embrace

When it became clear the Palestinians would not live up to the roadmap, the paper of record found an alternative. ’What is truly momentous” about the Geneva Accord, according to the ...