In the September/October 2014 issue: 

Francis Fukuyama, a senior fellow at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law at Stanford University, explains that the problems with American politics today stem from the basic design of U.S. political institutions.

David Frum, a senior editor at The Atlantic, describes the three big trends that have changed the Republican Party, weakening its ability to win presidential elections and inhibiting its ability to govern.

Michael Tomasky, editor of Democracy: A Journal of Ideas, profiles Elizabeth Warren.

John Mearsheimer, R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago, asks whether the crisis in Ukraine is the West’s fault.  

Kenneth Pollack, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, urges the Obama administration to build a new Syrian army capable of defeating both the Assad regime and the extremists.

Ananya Vajpeyi, an associate fellow at the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, reviews On Hinduism by Wendy Doniger.

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