@BrookingsFP; Columnist @tabletmag; Correspondent @thedailybeast. Auf Deutsch @faz_net. Author, THE END OF EUROPE. Writing a history of gay DC for @HenryHolt.

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James Kirchick is a journalist and foreign correspondent currently based in Washington. He has reported from Southern and North Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, Eastern Europe and the Caucuses. He is a fellow with the Foreign Policy Initiative in Washington, D.C.

For over three years, Kirch...

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A @thedailybeast piece I wrote in 2015 about the intractability of the gun debate: As long as Americans view the 2nd Amendment in the same way they view the 1st, nothing will change.  https://www.thedailybeast.com/yes-they-want-to-take-your-guns-away 
RT @shadihamid: Russia-Trump collusion (not just meddling) is probably the biggest overhyped story, or perhaps even non-story, yet there's…
RT @afneil: The consequence of Germany’s cosy coalition approach — which keeps the main parties in power whatever the election result — is…
RT @BillKristol: About CPAC, what needs to be said was said by Eric Hoffer: “Every great cause begins as a movement, becomes a busin… https://t.co/LMHLw5Je8z
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