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I Went Home to See my Dad -- And Ended Up in Jail

Bahrain is a close friend and ally of the United States. It's also a brutal jailer of its activists.

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France Is an Unequal Opportunity Offender

For all the talk of defending the right to blaspheme Mohammed, the French can be extremely hypocritical when it comes to making fun of others.

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72 Virgins and a Five-Panel Cartoon

This paradise isn't quite what the Kouachi brothers expected.

Shadow Government

You Just Got Played, Obama

Why Cuba's geriatric generals are laughing all the way to the bank.

Argument

The Free Market Did Not Bring Down the Berlin Wall

The United States has misinterpreted the end of Communism for a quarter of a century. It's time to set the record straight.

Christian Caryl

Remembering the Fall

It's hard to remember just how impassable the Berlin Wall was -- until one day it wasn't. A memoir.

Shadow Government

‘Finlandization’ Abandons Ukraine

With the Sept. 5 cease-fire tenuously holding in eastern Ukraine, discussion surrounding the conflict has refocused on the need for a negotiated settlement to prevent ...

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