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The Atlantic Daily: The Contemporary World Order

Henry Kissinger on the rise of artificial intelligence. Plus Tom Wolfe’s linguistic legacy, how to stop leaks in the White House, and more.
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Lessons in Governance: President Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal is a major blow to President Obama’s legacy, and it illustrates how easily policies that are driven by executive order can be undone, Eliot A. Cohen writes. Meanwhile, as Trump pledges to find and stop the leaks in his administration, he could look to Bill Clinton’s White House for a model—though Trump’s team might not be cohesive enough to follow the same strategy.

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