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Lincoln And The Limits of American Power History

Lincoln And The Limits of American Power

By Rich Barlow

Abraham Lincoln is overlooked for his foreign policy. But he modeled restrained realism abroad, and has much to teach us about how to thrive in the post-American century.

Revoke The Gun Industry's License to Kill Guns

Revoke The Gun Industry's License to Kill

By Kari Hong and Anthony L. Label

Why is the gun industry exempt from the same civil liability that every other producer of commercially available products faces?

Repaving The Road To Compromise Policy

Repaving The Road To Compromise

By Rich Barlow

Earlier this month, in a rare showing of bipartisan compromise, Congress passed a $305 billion measure to fund roads, bridges and rail lines.

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Why Paris? Security

Why Paris?

By John Tirman

France was the epicenter of the Enlightenment that fairly defines Western civilization. And the jihadis, in their reckless, apocalyptic pathology, detest above all such values.

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Can We Measure The Human Cost Of War? Middle East

Can We Measure The Human Cost Of War?

By John Tirman

These American wars contain an element of Greek tragedy, beginning with hubris and ending with an unconscious, Oedipal urge to blind ourselves to the horror of what we’ve done.

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Women, War And Male Acceptance Military

Women, War And Male Acceptance

By Laura McTaggart

Women have historically reached military milestones as soon as barriers against them were lifted. They were ready. It was the men who were not. But the tide may be turning.

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