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July 9, 2014   ·   0 Comments


By Matthew Stevenson: Is a college education, once the birthright of every graduating American high school senior, worth $233,000 over four years?


The Importance of Didier Burkhalter’s “Cher Colleague”

By Daniel Warner: During his recent visit to Moscow, Didier Burkhalter referred to Vladimir Putin as “Cher Colleague” before the cameras.


Spinning Around Ukraine

Matthew Stevenson reports from Kiev: The same mobs in Kiev who have American policy makers gushing over the inalienable rights of freedom fighters and self-determination, when they set up their roadblocks of automobile tires and sandbags in eastern Ukraine, they become Russian mercenaries who are a threat to world peace.


Close the Straits?

By Matthew Stevenson: Despite threats from President Obama and the members of the European Union (EU) of additional economic sanctions against Russia, President Putin seems determined...

NYC-LES-Ukraine Memorial

The New Crimean War

By Matthew Stevenson: While American government officials respond to the Russian Anschluss in Crimea by mobilizing their Twitter feeds and making the rounds of the Sunday morning meetings of the press...


The Wild Boars of Wall Street

By Matthew Stevenson: “No matter what they’re charging to get in, it’s worth more to get out.” —Roger Ebert For a project that remains a figment of a ...

Henry James

Innocent Americans Abroad

By Matthew Stevenson: Watching Americans drift across Europe, I often wonder if the entire country isn’t taking a junior year abroad.


The Dogs Of War Still Growl

By Eugene Schulman: I'm getting a real kick out of all the Monday morning quarterbacking about the Geneva nuclear talks agreement between the P5+1 and Iran. Almost ...


What If John F. Kennedy Had Survived in Dallas?

By Matthew Stevenson: Shortly after 2:00 p.m. on November 22, 1963 in Dallas, Texas, the acting White House Press Secretary, Malcolm Kilduff, stood before microphones in ...

Roger Cohen

Cohen’s Middle East Pendulum

From Eugene Schulman: In Roger Cohen's latest article, "The Middle East Pendulum", NYT, October 15...

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