Anne Applebaum

April 11 2011 8:25 PMMission Facade It's completely bogus to call the war in Libya a "NATO operation."
March 28 2011 8:52 PMWag le ChienDid French President Nicolas Sarkozy push the Libyan intervention to boost his re-election bid?
March 14 2011 8:06 PMThe True Costs of Nuclear PowerIf the Japanese can't build a completely safe nuclear reactor, who can?
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.
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.
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.
Jan. 24 2011 2:09 PMSome Things Have ChangedWhat the Moscow airport bombing tells us about modern Russia.
Jan. 3 2011 8:02 PMA Crude TheoryAs the oil price rises, so does Russian belligerence.
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Dec. 23 2010 11:42 AMBanning Sweets Works, At Least in Europe
Dec. 13 2010 8:13 PMGeneration SmashWhy Brits finally started freaking out about government cuts.
Nov. 29 2010 12:01 PMWatch Your MouthHow WikiLeaks' new release will increase secrecy and damage democratic governments.
Nov. 15 2010 8:03 PMContinental DivideEuropeans are starting to realize that their governments are too big. Will Americans catch on next?
Nov. 1 2010 8:00 PMFight the Real EnemyThe package bombs prove that al-Qaida isn't our most serious security challenge.
Oct. 21 2010 12:07 PMBrits Stiffen Their Upper Lips, French Take to the StreetsIn an age of globalization, national characteristics still shine through.
Oct. 8 2010 4:39 PMEasy for Them To SayThe Norwegians can award the Nobel to a Chinese dissident, but the rest of the world can't afford to be so critical of China.
April 4 2011 7:59 PMDropped ConnectionsThe State Department has $30 million to combat Internet censorship. Why isn't it spending it?
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.
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.
Feb. 21 2011 3:19 PMEvery Revolution Is DifferentThe Arab uprisings of 2011 are like the European revolutions of 1848—complicated and messy.
Feb. 7 2011 6:52 AMHelping Egyptian DemocratsWhat worked in the former Soviet Union could have worked in Egypt.
Jan. 24 2011 8:07 PMBased on a True Story … The Way Back is Hollywood's first film about the Soviet Gulag.
Jan. 17 2011 11:10 AMTunisia's "Jasmine Revolution" Is About Demography, Not DemocracyStreet demonstrations aren't the best way to transform an authoritarian society.
Dec. 27 2010 8:47 PMHungary Takes a Wrong TurnA terrible new law designed to control the media reminds us how fragile democracy is.
Dec. 20 2010 7:10 PMBuying Off BelarusAlexander Lukashenko just brutalized his way to another election "victory," and there's nothing the West can do about it.
Dec. 6 2010 8:01 PMThe Revolution Will Not Be WikiLeakedWhy the WikiLeaks cables won't bring down governments.
Nov. 22 2010 8:01 PMNATO's Next Mission: EuropeAfter Afghanistan, the alliance must return to its roots.
Nov. 8 2010 8:20 PMAs Alaska Goes …Joe Miller vs. Lisa Murkowski represents the battle for the future of the Republican Party.
Oct. 25 2010 8:02 PMIn Praise of Political CompromiseJon Stewart's Million Moderate March shows how skewed the center has become.
Oct. 11 2010 8:00 PMStart Poor. Work Hard. Do Well. Be Hated Anyway.Why do Americans resent upward mobility?
Oct. 4 2010 11:25 AMThe Government That Cried WolfThe State Department's vague security warnings to Americans in Europe do more harm than good.



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The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore

And schools are getting worried.

Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War

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Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough

So they added a little self-immolation.


Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem

Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

Why a Sketch of Chelsea Manning Is Stirring Up Controversy

How Worried Should Poland, the Baltic States, and Georgia Be About a Russian Invasion?

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