Anne Applebaum

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April 3 2013 7:11 PMChina’s Empty DreamsIf Beijing wants to be taken seriously as a global leader, it needs to begin to deal with the nightmare that is North Korea.
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March 7 2013 6:14 PMHugo’s ShadowIt will take years for Venezuelans to come to grips with Chávez’s legacy.
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Feb. 7 2013 3:05 PMThey’ve Only Just BegunArab Spring nations had no chance to develop an  “alternative elite” to be ready to lead post-revolution. They still can.
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Jan. 10 2013 1:06 PMMoody EconomicsHow much of our national conversation about economics is based on emotion?
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Dec. 13 2012 8:02 PMWhy the Anti-Corruption Movement Is the New Human Rights MovementIt’s about justice, fairness, and the rule of law—and it’s universal.
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Nov. 4 2012 6:45 AMBehind the Iron Curtain   Survival sometimes means collaboration. But it is no guarantee of success.
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Nov. 2 2012 10:55 AMBehind the Iron Curtain   The miracle at Lublin Cathedral.
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Oct. 31 2012 6:02 PMWhy Should Foreigners Care Who Wins the White House?Maybe they shouldn’t. Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will face the same limited options.
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Oct. 3 2012 5:23 PMAssad’s Barbaric EndgameSyria is burning, and there are no easy options. But that doesn’t mean we can’t do anything.
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Sept. 6 2012 6:31 AMAn Election-Year Reminder From a Bunch of Kilt-Wearing ScotsThe most creative ideas in a democracy come from civil society—not politics.
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Aug. 1 2012 12:51 PMLost in EuropeRomney thought he was visiting “New Europe.” But it doesn’t exist anymore.
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July 11 2012 5:33 PMMy Kind of ElitistObama and Romney may disagree on many things, but there is no question they are both members of the “elite.” It’s just a matter of which type of elitist you prefer.
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June 13 2012 2:18 PMThe High Price of Euro Cup ManiaEuropean soccer fans love their soccer tournament. But is it worth it?
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May 22 2012 3:16 PMLibya’s Invisible ForcesThe country’s transition from Qaddafi’s nightmare to something better will take more than elections.
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March 6 2012 5:17 PMPutin’s True VictoryThe Russian election may have been stage managed, but it’s still a win for an autocrat.
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March 21 2013 1:45 PMSouth Africa’s Unfinished RevolutionThe post-apartheid country has made enormous strides. But its progress won’t be complete until it deepens its democracy.
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Feb. 21 2013 6:27 PMCan India’s Democracy Defeat Corruption?It has mass protests, civil society, and free media. But are the country’s political institutions up to the task?
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Jan. 23 2013 4:57 PMEurope May Be the Last Superpower (Don’t Laugh!)They probably aren’t the best choice for the world’s policeman, but they may be the only one we’ve got.
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Dec. 26 2012 2:12 PMHow Do You Say Nutcracker in Russian?The Germans like it dark. The Russians like it athletic. But from Warsaw to Washington, the Christmas-time production always reminds me of childhood.
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Nov. 15 2012 5:30 PMWhat British Conservatives Can Teach the GOPIt’s better to return to your roots than to steal ideas from liberals.
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Nov. 3 2012 4:00 AMBehind the Iron Curtain   In Hungary, your closest confidantes could be the regime’s best informers.
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Nov. 1 2012 5:38 PMBehind the Iron Curtain   How lives are transformed amid civilization’s rubble.
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Oct. 18 2012 10:43 AMDiplomatic InsecurityAmerican ambassadors can have too much security. Chris Stevens understood that.
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Sept. 20 2012 8:02 AMChinese SecretsCan a country that trades so heavily on rumors and gossip ever really be stable?
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Aug. 21 2012 5:31 PMPutin vs. Pop CultureWhy Pussy Riot is the greatest threat Vladimir Putin has faced.
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July 25 2012 8:02 PMEurope’s True CrisisThis isn’t a currency crisis. Europeans must face up to decades of dishonest politics.
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June 28 2012 5:29 PMCrisis PostponedThe Greek elections solved nothing. The country is still headed for economic disaster.
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June 3 2012 2:29 PMA Queen for the AgesAs Her Majesty celebrates her Diamond Jubilee, Britain stands up to admire the one celebrity who always does her duty.
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May 7 2012 12:39 PMEurope’s Extremists on the MarchMany of the parties winning across the continent have one thing in common: They want to withdraw from the world.
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Feb. 29 2012 5:42 PMHow To Solve SyriaThe West isn’t going to save the country’s battered opposition. But that doesn’t mean we don’t have cards to play.

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