Anne Applebaum

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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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April 4 2011 7:59 PMDropped ConnectionsThe State Department has $30 million to combat Internet censorship. Why isn't it spending it?
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March 21 2011 4:48 PMThe Key to Success in Libya Is Setting Low ExpectationsObama's reluctance to intervene is his most important tactical asset.
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March 7 2011 8:08 PMNot So FastBefore the U.S. intervenes in Libya, we must understand why the Arab world is not asking for our help.
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Feb. 21 2011 3:19 PMEvery Revolution Is DifferentThe Arab uprisings of 2011 are like the European revolutions of 1848—complicated and messy.
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Feb. 7 2011 6:52 AMHelping Egyptian DemocratsWhat worked in the former Soviet Union could have worked in Egypt.
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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?
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Aug. 23 2011 12:43 PMIn Praise of Leading From BehindIt was the best possible policy in Libya.
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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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March 28 2011 8:52 PMWag le ChienDid French President Nicolas Sarkozy push the Libyan intervention to boost his re-election bid?
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March 14 2011 8:06 PMThe True Costs of Nuclear PowerIf the Japanese can't build a completely safe nuclear reactor, who can?
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Feb. 28 2011 8:09 PMFriends in Embarrassing PlacesSaif Qaddafi's connections with the British establishment are typical of the links between wealthy dictators and Western politicians.
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Feb. 14 2011 8:07 PMThe Roar of the CrowdEgyptians take note: The months after a revolution can be more dangerous than the revolution itself.
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Jan. 30 2011 10:33 AMChange Is GoodThe stability we have embraced and encouraged in the Arab world isn't really stability—it's repression.

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