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The Do-Not-Think Tank

On August 30, New America president Anne-Marie Slaughter terminated the left-leaning think tank’s relationship with scholar Barry C. Lynn and his Open Markets program.Read more on WeeklyStandard.com Original Article

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Not Too Cold, Not Too Hot

In the aftermath of the attacks of September 11, 2001, George W. Bush worried less about rallying the nation to action against the terrorist threat than about warning an enraged public that the campaign would not end anytime soon.Read more on WeeklyStandard.com Original Article

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Whitewash Interrupted

Last week the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., removed from its website a study absolving the Obama administration of any blame for its inaction in the face of the Syrian genocide.Read more on WeeklyStandard.com Original Article

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Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood

If you’re still wondering how Donald Trump, a man whose approval rating sits at 36 percent in a September 6 NBC/Wall Street Journal poll, ever became president, well, here’s a clue: That same poll has Hillary Clinton’s approval rating at 30 percent. Mrs.Read more on WeeklyStandard.com Original Article

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‘I Know What I Know’

Beautifully designed and thoughtfully edited, this is both a celebration of Edna St. Vincent Millay’s writing and a gust of fresh wind in the continuing movement to secure her place in American literature.Read more on WeeklyStandard.com Original Article

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Say Yes to the Dress

Reading about an exhibition that’s about to open at the Milwaukee Art Museum—“Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair”—took me back to the night long ago in Cincinnati when my teenage daughter and I saw this African-American extravaganza live. I can’t reconstruct how we first learned about it, but …

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Eurocentrism

Eccentric CultureA Theory of Western Civilizationby Rémi Brague, translated by Samuel LesterSt Augustine's, 205 pp., $28 IN 1992, as Europeans voted on the Maastricht treaty to formalize the European Union, intellectuals produced a spate of books on the "Meaning of Europe.Read more on WeeklyStandard.com Original Article

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Perfect Partners

When he won election, Donald Trump—along with his national security adviser Michael Flynn, his all-purpose counselor Stephen Bannon, and, perhaps, his son-in-law, Jared Kushner—was fond of the idea that Russia and Iran, comrades-in-arms in Syria, weren’t natural partners.Read more on WeeklyStandard.com Original Article

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