Anne Applebaum

Foreigners
Aug. 23 2013 2:30 PMAmerica’s True Ally in EgyptThe United States should stand up for democracy, not the players on the ground.
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July 11 2013 8:00 PMStreet Protests Are the Easy PartIn Brazil, Egypt, and Turkey, it will be much harder to turn those marches and rallies into genuine change.
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June 14 2013 5:33 PMThe Martyr’s CauseEdward Snowden wants to be seen as a martyr. But is he?
The Hive
May 17 2013 5:49 PMThe Children of PahiatuaThey were orphaned, lost, and alone. Yet a generation of World War II Polish child refugees found a new life and happiness in distant New Zealand.
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May 3 2013 6:48 PMDon’t Forget Down UnderIs the United States in danger of forgetting the ally it has in Australia?
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April 8 2013 4:58 PMFreedom’s AmbassadorWhat Margaret Thatcher understood about the West’s values that today’s leaders do not.
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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.
Foreigners
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?
Foreigners
July 26 2013 1:00 PMOur Stifling Strategy for SyriaAmerica’s approach to the war-torn country lacks creativity, initiative, and almost any international leadership. 
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June 26 2013 10:55 AMThe Cold War Is BackEdward Snowden’s long layover reminds us that Russia is not an ally.
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May 30 2013 4:10 PMBrazil’s Special MiracleWhy aren’t Brazilians more willing to promote the secrets of their success?
Second Acts
May 17 2013 5:49 PMThe Children of PahiatuaThey were orphaned, lost, and alone. Yet a generation of World War II Polish child refugees found a new life and happiness in distant New Zealand.
Foreigners
April 19 2013 6:43 PMThe Chechen ConnectionWhy the Tsarnaev brothers have less in common with the 9/11 attackers than the bombers of London and Madrid.
Foreigners
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.
Foreigners
Jan. 10 2013 1:06 PMMoody EconomicsHow much of our national conversation about economics is based on emotion?
Foreigners
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.
Foreigners
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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