Sumantra Maitra

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We Can’t Reshape Libya In Our Own Image And We Shouldn’t Try

Why is Libya so lawless? The BBC asks the same question in a recent article. The answer needn’t be more than a single sentence: Ask Hillary…

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Parliament Is Betraying Brexit By Postponing It Indefinitely

In a couple of recent long-form articles, I explained what led to Brexit, and what might await Brexit. In sum, we’re stuck in this purgatory until Brexit…

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Turkey Is NATO’s Biggest Problem, Not Trump

As the North Atlantic Treaty Organization turns 70, most of the commentary is focused on the same old tripe. In the Washington Post, diplomat Nick…

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Germany’s Refusal To Fund 2 Percent Of Its Defense Is Not Ally Behavior

Bob Gates, perhaps the most farsighted post-Cold War defense secretary, presciently predicted in 2011 “that there will be dwindling appetite and patience in the U.S.…

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If There’s No Reckoning Over The Russia Hoax, It Will Happen Again

In early 2017, the entire Russia collusion narrative was at its peak, and there were arguments that Russia was undermining the United States and United…

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Without The Electoral College, The United States Is No Longer A Republic

During the dying days of the Roman Republic, with effete senators stabbing each other in the back when they were not busy in orgies, Julius…

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Democrats’ Extremist Crackup Makes Trump Attractive To Swing Voters

In The Guardian, a fresh op-ed “raises questions” about the Israel lobby-funded campaigns against Rep. Ilhan Omar, the most controversial of the new generation of…

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What The United States Should Do About India And Pakistan’s Conflict

As the world’s eye was transfixed by the predictable but necessary summit between North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un and President Trump, India and Pakistan were at…

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No, Your Politics And Morality Are Not Superior If Children Endorse Them

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, of all people, was ambushed recently by a bunch of child global warming activists. The video of their encounter is painful and cringeworthy to…

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The European Punditry’s Meltdown Over Pence And Pompeo Shows They Can’t Accept The Changing World Order

Albert Einstein allegedly once said that it is the definition of insanity to do the same thing over and over again, and expect different results. Nothing reflects…

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