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Ilana Mercer

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Ilana Mercer has been writing a widely published weekly column since 1999. She is the author of The Trump Revolution: The Donald’s Creative Destruction Deconstructed (June, 2016) & Into the Cannibal’s Pot: Lessons for America From Post-Apartheid South Africa (2011).

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Ilana Mercer on Trump's Call to Putin

03/22/2018Power & Market

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Why Libertarians Should Shrug Off Memo Mania

03/01/2018Power & Market

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In Africa, Ending a Despot Doesn't End Despotism

Global EconomyWorld History


We can replace corrupt despots in Zimbabwe and South Africa all day long, but unless major institutional changes take place, nothing will change.

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The Non-Crime of "Lying to the FBI"

The object of creating bogus categories of crime, naturally, is to leverage power over adversaries; to scare them.

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Niger: Finally, A War John McCain Doesn't Love

U.S. HistoryWar and Foreign Policy

John McCain's hatred of Donald Trump has driven America's most ardent warmonger to question the American intervention in Niger. And that's a good thing.

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