Anne Applebaum

Foreigners
Aug. 1 2012 12:51 PMLost in EuropeRomney thought he was visiting “New Europe.” But it doesn’t exist anymore.
Politics
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.
Foreigners
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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Feb. 7 2012 7:36 PMThe Games Authoritarians PlayRussian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov’s visit to Syria was little more than a game of pretend.
Fighting Words
Dec. 16 2011 1:17 AM“Eeyorish”Anyone who believes in the power of words will miss Hitchens.
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Nov. 14 2011 7:08 AMLa Commedia è Finita!The rise and fall of Silvio Berlusconi.
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Oct. 17 2011 1:48 PMIs the Occupy Movement Anti-Democratic?The global protests may actually undermine democracy rather than strengthen it.
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Sept. 4 2011 7:13 AMThe Worst Mistake America Made After 9/11How focusing too much on the war on terror undermined our economy and global power.
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Aug. 10 2011 12:09 PMRiots for Rioting's SakeWhy are Britons smashing shops and burning buses?
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July 10 2011 5:10 PMA Very British Press ScandalThere's nothing new in Rupert Murdoch's tabloid tactics.
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June 20 2011 5:19 PMThe New New World Americans visiting Dubai know how 19th-century Europeans must have felt when they saw the United States.
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May 16 2011 8:01 PMFrench TwistWhy do so many smart, sane people think Nicolas Sarkozy set up DSK?
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April 25 2011 8:01 PMAs Fate Would Have ItWilliam and Kate might not control their future, but they have embraced it.
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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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Dec. 19 2011 10:25 AMVaclav Havel’s Greatest AchievementHow his essay, “The Power of the Powerless,” changed—and keeps changing—the world for the better.
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Dec. 11 2011 10:06 PMGreat Britain Goes to WarWhy David Cameron rejected a treaty to save the euro and turned England’s back on Europe.
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Oct. 27 2011 3:30 PMCursed by SuccessWill post-Qaddafi Libya fare better or worse than its Arab neighbors?
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Sept. 23 2011 1:05 PMThe Rwanda ExperimentCan the African nation have peace and prosperity without freedom?
Foreigners
Aug. 23 2011 12:43 PMIn Praise of Leading From BehindIt was the best possible policy in Libya.
Foreigners
July 26 2011 4:37 PMAnders Behring Breivik and the Crisis of LegitimacyWhat the Norwegian murderer and American "birthers" have in common.
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June 29 2011 8:00 PMAn Imperfect Election Is Better Than No ElectionFree speech is great, but Egyptians and Tunisians need new governments, too.
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June 6 2011 8:01 PMDon't Talk About the Libyan WarThe administration hopes Qaddafi will fall before Congress finds out what it's costing.
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May 2 2011 8:29 AMThe Best Kind of Military IntelligenceCareful preparation, rather than expensive weapons, took out Osama Bin Laden.
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April 11 2011 8:25 PMMission Facade It's completely bogus to call the war in Libya a "NATO operation."

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