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Donald Trump’s Intelligence Deficit

Spats between the White House and intelligence agencies are hardly new, though in decades past these feuds tended to be on policy grounds. Trump’s, however, is more personal. Now, the question is not whether he continues to wage war with the intelligence establishment—it is how far he is willing to go.

February 22, 2017
Trump, Alt-Right, White Nationalists

White Nationalists Salute The Übermensch Of 2016

It’s too soon to tell what will become of the alt-right. While the alt-right is ready to capitalize on Trump’s win, the question is whether it will destroy itself in the process.

December 14, 2016

Sump Trump: Looking For Votes In Reddit’s Basement

Donald Trump’s presidential campaign draws energy from its rowdy, often racist, internet fans. On Wednesday evening it embraced the unhinged shitposters who make up the candidate’s loudest fan base in all their meme-tastic glory.

July 29, 2016
A Brexit supporter holds a Union Flag at a Vote Leave rally in London, Britain June 4, 2016. REUTERS/Neil Hall

Alt-Right Emboldened

Trump’s campaign has already energized the once-struggling white nationalist movement. Brexit—living proof that virulently nativist politics can find their way into the mainstream and can deal a severe blow to the global order within the confines of the democratic process—can only embolden them.

July 1, 2016

White Power Meets Business Casual: Inside the Effort to ‘Make White Nationalism Great Again’

“Thank God for Donald J. Trump,” cried National Policy Institute director Richard Spencer into the microphone.

Spencer, 37, has a boyish, straitlaced look about him. With his well-tailored suit and a nicely kempt undercut, he’d meld perfectly into the swarms of youthful think tank employees trotting down Massachusetts Avenue. But NPI is no ordinary Washington think tank.

May 2, 2016