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Why the left needs nationalism

The future belongs to the nation-state

By Anatol Lieven  

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With the election of Donald Trump on top of Brexit, the two pillars of British foreign and security policy are crumbling before our eyes, and taking with them a good part of our national identity. It is now clear that large numbers of Americans are committed to the national interest and identity of the United States rather than those of the “west.” And recent elections and opinion polls across Europe…

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