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Trump’s Tower of Babble

How the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis explains Donald Trump’s rantings — and why the rest of the world is so confused.

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Islam Karimov and the Dictator’s Playbook

The tyrant of Uzbekistan assassinated his enemies, jailed anyone who spoke against him, and crushed human rights. Why did America so willingly look the other way?

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Vladimir Putin and the Shiite Axis

Russia’s new military alliance with Iran is all about keeping Assad in power and America on its back foot. But marriages of convenience usually don’t last.

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