Politics and Debate— Friday, 2nd December 2016

Tribal Revival

FTN Daily #52 — Tribal politics return — Dispatches from Aleppo — and more

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Live from the Slaughterhouse

Caught between bombs and snipers, Syrians appeal to the world. Joey Ayoub for Global Voices.



Things Going South

South African withdraws from the International Criminal Court. The underlying concept of national sovereignty is straight from the apartheid years. Paul Graham for Freedom House.


Trump’s Tribe

It will be hard to resist the new tribalization of politics, started by the left and completed by the likes of Trump. Robby Soave for Reason.


Left Wing Le Pen

In the french presidential elections, Marine Le Pen is the left wing candidate. Fred Siegel for City Journal.


Who is Emmanuel Macron?

For the French presidential elections, an alternative to conservative François Fillon, nationalist Marine Le Pen, and a bunch of socialists. Bill Wirtz for Freedom Today.


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