Anne Applebaum
Anne Applebaum

Anne Applebaum is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author. Her most recent book is Iron Curtain: the Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956.

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April 8 2016 1:07 PMHow Much Trouble Is Russia Causing in Europe?Too much, based on the results of a Dutch referendum about Ukraine.
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March 17 2016 7:46 PMMerkel’s Problem Is Europe, Not GermanyRegional elections showed that Germans support her immigration policy.
Politics
Feb. 18 2016 6:02 PMWhy Americans Believe Donald Trump’s Worst Conspiracy TheoriesSome are trying to explain the unexplainable. Others aren’t looking for the truth.
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Jan. 22 2016 1:41 PMThis Isn’t an Iranian PerestroikaIran is still the same repressive regime.
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Dec. 10 2015 11:06 AMOne Idea for What Mark Zuckerberg Can Do With His $45 BillionSave public discourse and debate!
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Nov. 14 2015 6:34 PMHow to Regain Control of EuropeExtremists can't be allowed to capitalize on the continent's insecurity.
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Oct. 29 2015 6:32 PMUkraine’s Second FrontRussia isn’t the only threat. Kiev is also fighting a war against corruption.
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Sept. 28 2015 11:13 AMPutin’s Real Mission in SyriaIt’s more about projecting strength at home than influencing global events.
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Sept. 4 2015 4:45 PMEurope’s Deadly DenialThe refugee crisis is the consequence of Europe’s refusal to confront the wars on its borders.
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Aug. 6 2015 1:22 PMSpeaking Truth to TerrorHistorian Robert Conquest revealed the horrors of the Soviet Union long before many were willing to believe.
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July 9 2015 5:00 AMEurope’s Turning PointAfter the Greek crisis, the European Union will either have to deepen its union or drift apart.
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June 12 2015 8:14 PMCan America Lead Again?It will take more than speeches and tough talk.
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April 30 2015 7:11 PMWhy So Many Migrants Are Dying in the MediterraneanThe problem isn’t poverty or even human trafficking. The problem is Libya.
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April 2 2015 8:00 PMAn Old Threat Made NewWhy nuclear weapons suddenly matter more than ever.
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March 6 2015 4:38 PMLax BritannicaSuddenly, Great Britain is disappearing from the world stage.
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March 22 2016 3:41 PMWe Are All Belgians? Not This Time.The sense of Western unity inspired by terror attacks—and felt as recently as Paris—is gone. 
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March 4 2016 4:30 PMThis Is How the West EndsDonald Trump, Marine Le Pen, and the breakdown of European stability.
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Feb. 8 2016 4:31 PMThe Day After the United Kingdom Leaves the EUIt could be the beginning of the end of both of them.
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Dec. 25 2015 7:00 AMThe Ghosts of Christmas PastThe holiday sometimes brings us decisive moments. And sometimes it doesn’t.
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Nov. 25 2015 1:59 PMPutin’s Spin CycleHow the Russian media are fitting the downing of the Russian jet fighter into a wider conspiracy theory.
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Nov. 13 2015 1:50 PMSyria’s Refugee Crisis Is Now a European EmergencyIf Europe doesn’t act fast, the EU will fall victim to the far right.
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Oct. 16 2015 4:34 PMAuthoritarianism’s Fellow TravelersThe Soviet Union had “useful idiots.” Vladimir Putin has an array of European allies willing to advance his cause.
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Sept. 16 2015 10:29 AMJeremy Corbyn’s Dangerous FantasiesThe new leader of Britain’s Labour Party doesn’t much care for democratic politics.
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Aug. 21 2015 4:05 PMDonald Trump, Voice of the Bottom-FeedersHe has brought the language and ideas of birthers, truthers, and conspiracy theorists onto the national stage.
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July 24 2015 9:32 PMPoison ControlMuch of the Russian media is toxic. Here’s how the U.S. can help the journalists who are not.
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June 23 2015 2:46 PMIt’s Not the Economy, StupidThe Greek crisis is a political mess that threatens all of Europe.
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May 11 2015 4:13 PMThe End of Great Britain As We Know ItWhy David Cameron’s Conservative victory may be the country’s swan song.
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April 16 2015 8:00 PMDemocratic DifferencesWhat the Brits and the Americans should teach each other about elections.
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March 20 2015 1:39 PMThe Myth of Government SecrecyWhy does anyone think the State Department would have been a safer place to store Hillary Clinton’s email?
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Feb. 20 2015 5:03 PMIn Merkel We Trust?We may regret letting the German chancellor be the key to solving Europe’s looming crises in Greece and Ukraine.

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