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The Republican Party’s presidential hopefuls are full of ideas. But will any of these policy innovations survive, let alone save, the GOP?

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Foreigners

There Are Two Gazas

One above ground, the other below. Israel could protect itself—and Palestinian civilians—by targeting the underground.

Television

Full Bloom

The complicated, endearing maturity of Blossom. Yes, Blossom.

Lower Gaza Is Holding Upper Gaza Hostage. It’s Time to End the Ordeal.

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