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  • The Chinese World Order

     Reprinted from: Andrew J. Nathan October 12, 2017 Issue The End of the Asian Century: War, Stagnation, and the Risks to the World’s Most Dynamic Region by Michael R. Auslin, Yale University Press, 279 pp., $30.00 Post-Western World: How Emerging Powers Are Remaking Global

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    Choose Courage

    My heart raced. I cracked wise while trying not to “white knuckle” the pegs as I climbed some 80 feet into the air and prepared to cross the log suspended between two 120-year-old Douglas firs. I paused and took a deep breath as I tried to ignore the distracting calls of encouragement from my

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    Those who have attended my American history classes or seminars on ethics and values will recall my assertion that "in order for a Nation to be healthy, it must be composed of citizens that share a common mythos." Author Wilfred McClay asserts that Americans "have, in some measure, lost our guiding

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    Why Authoritarianism May Be On the Rise

    By Yascha Mounk | March 1st, 2017 Why is democracy in trouble? Long before democracy’s global slump became conventional wisdom, Yascha Mounk was warning that support for democracy was on the decline in the world’s most advanced societies.   In a paper published in the Journal of

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    A Nation of Immigrants — Only if They Assimilate | The Stream

    By Dennis Prager Published on February 28, 2017 I am writing this column in Japan, a country whose crime rate is the lowest among countries with large populations. I asked my Japanese translator, a middle-aged woman, what she thought. “Why is there is so little crime in Japan?” I

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