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Havel Lives

23 commentaries

December 18 marks the first anniversary of the death of Václav Havel – playwright, dissident, president, giant of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. This selection of commentaries, written exclusively for Project Syndicate, presents Havel in his own words.

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    Time to Bite the Bullet in Syria

    Carl Bildt

    US President Donald Trump's impulsive decision to pull American troops out of northern Syria and allow Turkey to launch a military campaign against the Kurds there has proved utterly disastrous. But a crisis was already inevitable, given the realities on the ground and the absence of a coherent US or Western policy in Syria.

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