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What the Culture Wars Get Wrong

What the Culture Wars Get Wrong

When it comes to teaching U.S. history, a new survey finds that Americans agree on much more than they think.

Hans Zeiger
Where Political Science Can Help Us Deal with Climate Change

Where Political Science Can Help Us Deal with Climate Change

Political science has been slow to grapple with climate change, but it can play a critical role in addressing obstacles to nation-wide action. Frank Fukuyama's latest.

Francis Fukuyama
The Long War of Ideas

The Long War of Ideas

A survey of America’s funding of the war of ideas during the Cold War can be instructive.

David Lowe
Someone Else's Utopia
Books

Someone Else's Utopia

Do political elites really drive change in America? Timothy Shenk’s new book explores why many of America’s political reformers have failed–and why that’s a good thing.

Frank J. DiStefano
A Man of the Party
Books

A Man of the Party

Alfred Chan’s biography of Xi Jinping offers an eye-opening account of Xi’s rise to power within the Chinese Communist Party.

Gustav Jönsson
The Sources of Chinese Conduct

The Sources of Chinese Conduct

China’s aggressive foreign policy has more than one cause, which means that it is likely to persist.

Michael Mandelbaum
Rough Road to Ramstein

Rough Road to Ramstein

As defense ministers meet in Germany to tussle over tanks, policymakers must know: Ukrainian victory will be a crucial defeat for Russian revanchism. The alternatives are bleak.

Andreas Umland
Towards a True 'Zeitenwende'

Towards a True 'Zeitenwende'

Germany, the United States, and how today’s challenges are creating new opportunities for liberal democracy.

Jeffrey Gedmin, William Kristol