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George Kent, promoted to a new rank in the senior foreign service, has avoided the grim fate of other impeachment witnesses.
The Broadway musical offers lessons on everything from regime change to balancing ideals and interests.
Disastrous and erratic policies demand a stronger response.
One of the few remaining scholars openly standing against Xi Jinping is a reformist, not a revolutionary.
Decentralizing decision-making can help left-behind regions get back on track.
Boris Johnson has contradictory ideas for his country’s future—and no clear paths for getting there.