Anne Applebaum
Anne Applebaum

Foreigners
Feb. 5 2014 8:00 PMStarvation Has Become One of Bashar al-Assad’s Favorite Ways to Kill
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Jan. 8 2014 8:01 PMIt’s Hard to Reform Corrupt Democracies. Here’s Why.
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Dec. 6 2013 8:00 PMIf South Africans Want to Honor Mandela, They Should Vote for Someone Outside His Party
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Nov. 13 2013 5:09 PMWhy America’s Critics Will Miss the U.S. SuperpowerFor all of its faults, no one comes to the world’s aid like the United States.
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Oct. 16 2013 6:16 PMThe Iran We KnowIt’s fine to hold nuclear talks with Tehran. But we shouldn’t fool ourselves into thinking that Iran has changed its ways. 

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Sept. 23 2013 2:30 PMThe Empress of EuropeAngela Merkel is dull, frumpy, and uncharismatic—and that may be exactly why Germans have re-elected her chancellor for the third time.
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Sept. 6 2013 8:30 AMThe Real Problem With Obama’s Syria PolicyThe president fails to understand how his words are interpreted around the world.
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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.
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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.
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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. 24 2014 8:01 PMThe End of the Color RevolutionsThe events in Ukraine destroy several myths about how democracy will advance.
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Dec. 27 2013 11:30 AMThe Return of HistoryWe are not locked in a new Cold War, but China and Russia are bringing back Cold War tactics.
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Nov. 28 2013 8:00 PMChicken KievVladimir Putin cowed the Ukrainian government with sticks and carrots the EU can’t match.
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Oct. 31 2013 6:01 PMWhy Did the NSA Tap Angela Merkel’s Cellphone?Because it could. And that isn’t reason enough.
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Oct. 2 2013 3:42 PMThe GOP’s Tantrum Is Bad for America’s CredibilityAspiring democracies look to the U.S. as a role model, but the shutdown makes us look silly.
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Sept. 19 2013 7:26 PMRussia’s Empire Strikes BackVladimir Putin’s empire-building has little to do with Russia’s interests. It’s all about what’s good for him and his cronies.
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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.
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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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