Tuesday, August 22, 2017
  1. Why Bannon Had to Go

    Elizabeth Drew

    Why Bannon Had to Go

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     calls the former White House chief strategist and Donald Trump a "mismatch made in hell."

    Steve Bannon Getty Images
    In many, if not most, US administrations, some figure emerges who convinces the press that the president simply couldn’t function without him. But, as the dismissal of White House Chief Strategist Stephen Bannon has once again shown, such fixtures of the modern presidency are almost never indispensable. READ MORE
  2. Planning for Korean Reunification

    Lee Jong-Wha

    Planning for Korean Reunification

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     warns that, in the absence of a contingency plan, a collapse of the Kim regime could be a disaster.

    South Korean Unification Ministry meeting Getty Images
    Like the fall of the Berlin Wall, a collapse of Kim Jong-un's regime in North Korea could happen quite suddenly. To prepare for that contingency, the United States and South Korea need to assure China that a reunified Korea would not be its enemy, and that American troops would not suddenly be stationed on its border. READ MORE
  3. Britain’s Road to Perdition

    Anatole Kaletsky

    Britain’s Road to Perdition

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     thinks the UK government's proposed Brexit "interim period" is a recipe for yet another disaster.

    Theresa May Leon Neal/Getty Images
    The British political establishment is now converging on a form of Brexit that will satisfy neither the "Leave" nor the "Remain" camp. With this depressing prospect setting in, some are starting to wonder what it would take for Britons to change their minds about leaving the European Union. READ MORE
  4. La bombe nucléaire, la Corée du Nord et la manipulation chinoise

    Minxin Pei
  5. Survivre le maelström politique des États-Unis

    Jeffrey D. Sachs
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