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U.S. first lady Melania Trump hosts an event for military mothers on National Military Spouse Appreciation Day May 12, 2017 in Washington, DC.

Donald Trump Is the President America Deserves

Democracy is less resilient in the United States than in Europe because Americans forgot it needed to be.


Newt Gingrich Carves Out Powerful New Position Under Trump: ‘Chief Planner’

The former House speaker won’t serve in the cabinet — and says the president elect shouldn’t tap other Washington insiders, either. (Too late.)


The EMPire Strikes Back

Electromagnetic pulse is the conservative fetish that just won't die.

The Battle for Resiliency in Asia: it’s the hardeners versus the dispersers

Dempsey returns from Israel; How many FSOs one Osprey could buy, and more.


This Year in Political Food Fights

Mitt Romney claimed grits, David Cameron staked out meat pies, and now Rick Santorum's trying to turn the jelly belly red.

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Campaign Manager

Can a board game really simulate the grueling twists and turns of the campaign trail?

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What David Cameron Can Teach the GOP

American Republicans have all but destroyed their brand during this election cycle. Their once-and-future Tory allies across the pond can teach them how to build it back up.


Nasty Electoral Rhetoric Goes Global

Putin's reelection strategy: Blame the world for everything.