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How Badly Is China’s Great Firewall Hurting the Country’s Economy?

Beijing's paranoia is about to kill the country's booming live-streaming sector — and it won't be the only victim.

Elephants in the Room

Trump is Right to Reset U.S.-Cuba Policy

Reports are coming in that this Friday, in a Miami speech, President Donald Trump will unveil his revisions to former President Barack Obama’s controversial policy to normalize U.S. relations with the Castro dictatorship in Cuba. He's right to scale it back.

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Book Talk: Tom Ricks on Churchill and Orwell in the Age of Trump

Do the legacies of these two figures still resonate in today’s world?

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Can Freedom of the Press Survive Trump’s Onslaught?

In the United States, subscriptions are up and investigative journalists are in high demand. But the president's war on the media is just beginning.

The Cable

New Freedom House Rankings Show Democracy Ebbing

It’s quite a time for consolidated authoritarian regimes!

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Stand Up for Free Speech and the CEU

Hungary’s nationalist prime minister is intent on shutting down the country's Central European University. We must not let it happen.

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