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Germany and the Rise of a ‘Fascist International’

Germany and the Rise of a ‘Fascist International’

Germany got its very own electoral shock this week when the far right won 13 percent of the vote in country's parliamentary elections. For the first time in more than half a century, the far right will be represented in the German parliament, with more than 90 seats....

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NATO’s Expiration Date

NATO’s Expiration Date

If the number of eager applicants on a waiting list determines the strength of a club, then the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is in fine fettle. At its most recent gathering in July, NATO welcomed its 29th member — Montenegro — which means that the...

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NATO: Rebellion in the Ranks?

NATO: Rebellion in the Ranks?

Vladimir Putin, the wily strategist of Russian revanchism, is well on his way to reconstructing the Warsaw Pact. That, at least, is what the pundits of The Washington Post are making it out to seem. Last week, Jackson Diehl penned a column on how Putin has driven a...

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Revisiting the Velvet Divorce

Revisiting the Velvet Divorce

This velvet divorce might not have been the most democratically orchestrated event in history. The leaders who executed the decision have seen their political careers take a nosedive. And the two sides might well look at the results very differently. But Czechoslovakia, though it no longer exists, remains a symbol of courageous resistance and sensible conflict resolution. It’s a legacy of which the offspring of these hyphenated parents can be proud.

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