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Ugly Honest Grover Cleveland
Books

Ugly Honest Grover Cleveland

Grover Cleveland went from law firm to the White House in three years–a new book on the former president explores the role of character in his meteoric rise.

Wilson Shirley
Letting Silence Speak
Books

Letting Silence Speak

Is it fair to excavate the real life details that underline a writer’s work? A new biography of W. G. Sebald reveals the writer’s many real-world inspirations.

Mathilde Fasting
Russia's Radical Right

Russia's Radical Right

On Ukraine, Russian hardliners are challenging Putin to take even more extreme measures. Can the Kremlin afford to ignore its radical right?

Charles Fairbanks
An Empty Treasury and a War To Fight

An Empty Treasury and a War To Fight

How did Lincoln finance the Union Army? A new book explores how a government banker funded the Civil War and remodeled America’s financial system.

Paul DeRosa
Russia: The Burden of History

Russia: The Burden of History

The deep historical roots of Putin's autocracy make it difficult to establish the kind of government in Russia that will live in peace with its neighbors.

Michael Mandelbaum
Good Riddance to Crypto, or How Everything is Related to Everything Else

Good Riddance to Crypto, or How Everything is Related to Everything Else

In his latest blog post, Francis Fukuyama looks at crypto wunderkind Sam Bankman-Fried and how monetary expansion has fueled the rise of cryptocurrencies.

Francis Fukuyama
EU à la Carte

EU à la Carte

To endure and thrive, the European Union needs less centralization, not more, argues Dalibor Roháč in his new book.

Thibault Muzergues
Out of Many, One Europe

Out of Many, One Europe

In his new book, Thibault Muzergues argues that a "Big Bang" federalization of the European Union is the path toward peace and security.

Dalibor Roháč