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James Kirchick

James Kirchick

James Kirchick, a fellow at the Foreign Policy Initiative, is the author of The End of Europe: Dictators, Demagogues, and the Coming Dark Age (Yale University Press).

When the journalist Julia Ioffe published a profile of Melania Trump for GQ, she had reason to expect that supporters of the presumptive GOP presidential...

Two days after Islamists killed nine staffers of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo for publishing cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad in January 2015, a...

“How the mighty have fallen!” crowed a blogger for Reason, the libertarian monthly. It was the summer of 2013, a few months after Kentucky Senator...

Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible: The Surreal Heart of the New RussiaBy Peter PomerantsevPublicAffairs, 254 pages As a television producer living in Moscow during...

On March 4, Hillary Clinton was asked about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s moves into the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea, which Moscow would formally annex two...

Stranger in My Own Country: A Jewish Family in Modern GermanyBy Yascha MounkFarrar, Straus and Giroux, 272 pages On December 7, 1970, West German chancellor Willy...

Margaret Sullivan, public editor of the New York Times, believes that the paper’s Book Review made an error in assigning Glenn Greenwald’s No Place to...

In July 2009, a group of 22 distinguished Central and Eastern European intellectuals and former government officials published an open letter to the recently inaugurated...

On August 18, security officers at London’s Heathrow Airport detained a Brazilian named David Miranda. They did so under the United Kingdom’s Terrorism Act, which allows...