Chronicles Magazine January 2012

In the Gutter With the GOP

The Republican Party’s search for a presidential candidate is a bit like a musical revue. As the star (Mitt Romney) goes up and down the chorus line, one after another dancer emerges from obscurity into the spotlight, dazzles the audience for a...

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    The Stupid Party Rides Again

    Yet the same polls that show Obama’s approval rating tanking also show him tied with or leading his possible Republican challengers. There is only one explanation for this anomaly: The Stupid Party has struck again.

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  • NEWS

    Normal Germans, Nervous Europeans

    The saga of Europe’s debt crisis can be dispiriting for anyone interested in the future of the Old Continent. There is, however, another, perhaps larger story lurking beneath the tales of billions and bond yields, and that is the story of...

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    Origins of the Balkan Wars

    The long-awaited new edition of Srdja Trifkovic’s work on the genocidal Ustaša—Croatian Revolutionary Movement is a pivotal contribution to modern Balkan studies, an area regrettably mired in deception, half-truths, and outright lies served up...

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