New year, new president, new administration, new challenges. After a fraught presidential election and amid persistent tensions around terrorism, troubling questions about the American role in the Middle East, and continued domestic unease over
THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE has completed its ballot for president. In the last month it became clear that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton won more popular votes than did Donald Trump. But now that the vote-counting is virtually complete, one
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