Gorka’s Plan to Defeat Terrorism: Buy Guns, Read Islamophobes

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by Eli Clifton Newly appointed Deputy Assistant to the President Sebastian Gorka has a track record of advising the military and national security elite, including, according to his biographies, the U.S. Special Operations community, the National Intelligence Council, the FBI,… Continue Reading  

Trump and May: A New Special Relationship?

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by Robert E. Hunter “Special relationship” is used so often to describe Anglo-American ties that it has long since become a cliché. But it still has force, reflecting not just tangible interests but the intangibles of culture, history, and shared… Continue Reading  

The Hangover (British Version)

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by John Feffer It’s the morning after. The British have woken up, dazed and woozy. They’re not exactly sure what happened a few days ago. But one thing is clear: Their political environment is a shambles. Some things are mysteriously… Continue Reading  

Brexit and the Transnational Triumph of Ignorance

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by Paul R. Pillar Some explanations for the outcome of the British vote to leave the European Union are specific to Britain. This includes the divisions within the governing Conservative Party over EU membership (divisions that led Prime Minister David… Continue Reading  

Brexit: Farewell Internationalism?

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by John Feffer This week might represent the beginning of the end for international cooperation. All the treaties, alliances, and unions that have incrementally strengthened the ties between nations over the last several centuries have suddenly been revealed as a… Continue Reading