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James M. Lindsay analyzes the politics shaping U.S. foreign policy and the sustainability of American power.

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Tulsi Gabbard greets diners during a campaign stop at the Green Elephant in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Campaign 2020: Tulsi Gabbard, Democratic Presidential Candidate

Most Democrats running for president in 2020 are focused on domestic issues. Not Tulsi Gabbard. The Iraq War veteran and four-term congresswoman from Hawaii is putting foreign policy front and center in her pitch for the White House. She says that “there is one main issue that is central to the rest, and that is the issue of war and peace.” On that score, she believes she has what it takes to be commander in chief. Read More

February 19, 2019

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Campaign 2020: Marianne Williamson, Democratic Presidential Candidate

Marianne Williamson doesn’t have the traditional background of a presidential candidate. She has never held political office, served in the military, or been a Cabinet officer. She is instead a best-selling New Age self-help guru best known for being Oprah’s spiritual adviser.

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February 15, 2019

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A Presidents’ Day Quiz

Monday is Presidents’ Day. To get you in the proper celebratory mood, TWE presents its eighth annual Presidents’ Day quiz.

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February 12, 2019

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Campaign 2020: Andrew Yang, Democratic Presidential Candidate

Chances are you haven’t heard of Andrew Yang even though he’s been running for president for more than a year now. By any objective standard, he is the longest of long shots. He has never held political office, he isn’t a celebrity, and while he has been a successful entrepreneur, he isn’t a billionaire who commands media attention.

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