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Volume 26, Issue 37: September 5, 2023

David T. Beito (Orange County Register)
A gripping exposé of FDR shows the president’s direct involvement in Japanese-American internment during World War II, shattering the myth of a passive, reactive leader swept away by the times. READ MORE »

Alvaro Vargas Llosa (The Washington Times)
From his insightful reflections on prosperity to his tireless advocacy for individual rights, Carlos Alberto Montaner was a towering figure in Cuban history and political thought. A free Cuba—when it finally emerges—will owe him. READ MORE »

Randall G. Holcombe (The Beacon)
The assassination of Yevgeny Prigozhin is a sign of weakness in Putin’s hold over his regime. Between betrayals and shifting loyalties, unfolding events beckon the question, “How much longer can Putin hold power in Russia?” READ MORE »

William J. Watkins, Jr. (The Beacon)
Does Section 3 of the Fourteenth Amendment bar Donald Trump from future office, or is such talk simply bypassing due process in favor of partisan ends? The debate has significant implications for the future of American politics. READ MORE »

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