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Is Obama Carter--or Hoover? Walter Russell Mead, American Interest. A president subsides.

Robert Gates's speech on the future of Nato. DoD. "[I]f current trends in the decline of European defense capabilities are not halted and reversed, future US political leaders-those for whom the Cold War was not the formative experience that it was for me-may not consider the return on America's investment in NATO worth the cost." Why Syria will get away with it. Gideon Rachman, FT. Syria is a better guide to the future of western intervention than Libya.

Michael Sandel's "Justice" is big in China. Tom Friedman, NYT. Touching something deep in Boston and Beijing.

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