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Failing to play a dominant role in the Far East wouldn't just be foolish. It would change who we are.
He said he'd break through old partisan barriers. When he didn't, he blamed his opponents. He should have blamed himself.
Why Russia succeeds and we fail.
The discussion is now broader than at any time since 9/11. Where will it lead?
The president shouldn't turn to the 1840s for political ideas.
A sharp geopolitical mind.
American liberals have a potential new hero in Bill de Blasio. Can he deliver?
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Few American stories of personal fellowship are as poignant as the Roosevelt-Taft friendship—and its brutal disintegration.
Developments that will shape the next year.
A deeply divided country won't be fixed by blunt diplomacy.
It wasn't the right time for another budget showdown. But that time is coming, and cannot be avoided.
The Obamacare rollout saw public views of the president's trustworthiness reverse. This could seriously undermine the rest of his presidency.
The filibuster reform threatens to make the Senate go the way of the House, as Congress continues to fall apart.
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