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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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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Feb. 6 2015 7:49 PMEurope’s True DivideIt isn’t left or right.
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Jan. 5 2015 2:58 PMNorth Korea’s True CrimesThe United States has sanctioned Pyongyang for hacking Sony. What about its responsibility for killing millions of people?
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Nov. 28 2014 8:01 PMThe Trolls Among UsIf you want to comment on this article, you shouldn’t be allowed to be anonymous.
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Oct. 31 2014 4:00 PM“We Are Here”The new Museum of the History of Polish Jews is a testament to people everywhere who have fought to exist.
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Oct. 3 2014 8:00 PMForeign IntrigueWhy dictatorships can’t believe in spontaneity.
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Aug. 29 2014 12:31 PMWar in EuropePutin has invaded Ukraine. Is it hysterical to prepare for total war with Russia? Or is it naive not to?
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Aug. 8 2014 8:00 PMWar and McPeaceRussia’s ban on Western imports exposes the myth that global trade could end global conflict.
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July 18 2014 1:00 PMThe End of the Russian Fairy TaleThe downing of the Malaysia Airlines passenger plane has exposed the chaos in Ukraine as a real war. 
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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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Feb. 8 2015 9:55 PMThe New Cold WarIt will take much more than weapons to save Ukraine—and keep Russia at bay.
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Jan. 23 2015 7:03 PMKeep Calm and March OnWhy we shouldn’t overreact to terrorism.
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Dec. 29 2014 2:14 PMBorn FreeWhy we shouldn’t take our democracy for granted. 
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Nov. 14 2014 8:00 PMWhy Germans Want to Change the SubjectThey’d rather debate the future of processed food than acknowledge Putin’s military aggression.
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Oct. 17 2014 3:35 PMDon’t Accept Putin’s Version of HistoryThe West didn’t provoke Russia. It gave it more credit than it deserved.
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Sept. 19 2014 1:56 PMScotland’s Attack on the Status QuoExpect more political earthquakes across Europe.
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Aug. 22 2014 8:00 PMObama Should Lead a New NATOIt’s the best way for him to leave a meaningful foreign policy legacy.
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July 25 2014 9:30 PMRussia’s Corrupt Chokehold on EuropeHow Russia uses its money and energy muscle to keep Europe weak and divided.
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July 11 2014 8:00 PMWelcome to Free KievAs Russia becomes more oppressive, émigrés are seeking refuge in Ukraine’s capital.

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