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The Canadian Election’s Lesson for Americans

Canada’s Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, greets his supporters during the Liberal election night party in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, September 21, 2021. (Christinne Muschi/Reuters) Americans should learn from them how to behave…

Nicaragua’s Dangerous Family Dictatorship

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and Vice President Rosario Murillo gesture during a march in Managua, Nicaragua, September 5, 2018. (Oswaldo Rivas/Reuters) Ortega is the new Somoza, and the next election will only extend his…

Turning the Tide in the Pacific

Our new diplomatic-and-military partnership with the U.K. and Australia is a smart way to weaken China. But we should be wary of alienating EU allies. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE A UKUS may sound like something that would give Harry Potter…

The Return of the Red Tories?

Canada’s upcoming election could spell the renewal of a long-dormant brand of blue-collar conservatism. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE C ould this Monday be the end of the road for Justin Trudeau? While Canada’s snap federal election was…

Blinken’s Idiocy on the Taliban and Women

The notion of women holding governmental positions is anathema to the Taliban. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE I n an observation that would be amusing were it not made under such appalling circumstances, Secretary of State Antony Blinken…

Twenty Years Ago, the World Changed

The towers of the World Trade Center pour smoke after being struck by hijacked commercial aircraft, September 11, 2001. (Brad Rickerby/Reuters) Twenty years ago, on a brilliantly clear early-fall morning, four airliners hijacked by…

The Collapse of Biden’s China Doctrine

Biden wanted competition and cooperation, but he can’t get both. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE L ast night’s call between President Biden and Xi Jinping, their second conversation since Biden took office, might foreshadow an easing of the…

Flexing the Quad

Japan wants to arm itself against China, and we should help. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE I t is 7,000 miles from Washington to Beijing, but it is only a little more than 1,000 miles from Tokyo to Beijing. If it sometimes seems that Japan is…

Reckoning with the Legacy of Afghanistan

U.S. Marines provide assistance at an Evacuation Control Checkpoint during an evacuation at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Afghanistan, August 22, 2021. (U.S. Marine Corps/Staff Sergeant Victor Mancilla/Handout via Reuters) A…

Why We Can Accept Afghan Refugees, and Should

A day after U.S. forces completed its troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, refugees board a bus taking them to a processing center upon their arrival at Dulles International Airport in Dulles, Va., September 1, 2021. (Kevin…