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Firing of Inspectors General Slides Us Closer to Autocracy

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In the past six weeks, the Trump administration has removed five officials from leading their respective agencies’ inspector general offices. Unless we give these actions the forceful response they deserve, we risk looking back and marking these firings as the moment we crossed over the line to autocracy. Read more >

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Trump Administration Outdoes Itself on Climate Change Denial, Insists Arctic Warming is Good

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Leave it to the Trump administration to detonate the Arctic Council. normally a paragon of congeniality. Read more >

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Why the Senate Should Reject Pompeo as Secretary of State

, physicist & co-director, Global Security

After ousting Rex Tillerson as secretary of state, Donald Trump has decided to replace him with Mike Pompeo, the current CIA director. Pompeo’s views on Iran and North Korea, and more generally his lack of diplomatic experience, make him a terrible choice for secretary of state—especially given the international challenges the United States is now facing.

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