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The Bridges We Need

The Bridges We Need

Museums perform a vital civic function, connecting us both to our past and to one another.

Nicole Penn
Wider and Deeper on Chauvin

Wider and Deeper on Chauvin

The killing and verdict in Minneapolis steer debates toward policing. But there’s much more to be examined.

Richard Thompson Ford
A Deal with Three-fifths of a Devil

A Deal with Three-fifths of a Devil

Was the U.S. Constitution’s “three-fifths” clause a treacherous accommodation of evil or a ploy to end slavery? The truth lies in between.

Gary J. Schmitt
Boiling Caucasus
Policy Memo

Boiling Caucasus

While Americans aren’t paying attention, their enemies are on the prowl in this energy-rich region.

Lilia A. Arakelyan, David J. Kramer
Reviving Conservative Internationalism

Reviving Conservative Internationalism

Six precepts to inject principled, strategic thinking back into Republican foreign policy.

Robert B. Zoellick
World Wide Weapon
Books

World Wide Weapon

Democracy cries out for policy solutions to tech-fueled extremism.

Steven Hill
The $70 Million JPEG
Art

The $70 Million JPEG

Crypto art has the gallery world in a spin.

Carolyn Stewart
The Elmer’s Treatment

The Elmer’s Treatment

The U.S. government shares vast amounts of information with the public, a touch of glue to help hold a skeptical polity together.

John Maxwell Hamilton, Kevin R. Kosar