US President Ronald Reagan talks to Japanese Premier Yasuhiro Nakasone on May 5, 1986. (MIKE SARGENT/AFP/Getty Images)

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The history of the Group of Seven shows how the West went from a geographic category to a geopolitical group — and back again.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attend a panel discussion titled 'Launch Event Women's Entrepreneur Finance Initiative' on the second day of the G20 summit on July 8, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany. (Ukas Michael - Pool/Getty Images)

The West Will Die So That Trump Can Win

America created the postwar order by delaying immediate economic gratification. Those days are over.

A South Korean man watches a television screen showing North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's New Year speech, at a railroad station in Seoul on January 1, 2015. North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un said he was open to the "highest-level" talks with South Korea as he called for an improvement in strained cross-border relations.  AFP PHOTO / JUNG YEON-JE        (Photo credit should read JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)

Things I didn’t know, latest edition: Bad Italian police, Ezra Pound and Bergdahl, P. Klay, and Pakistanis in U.K. Parliament

Italian police were found guilty of torture in their brutal handling of protestors at the 2001 G-8 meeting in Genoa.

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