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    • America in Retreat

    • The New Isolationism and the Coming Global Disorder
    • By: Bret Stephens
    • Narrated by: Bret Stephens, Sean Pratt
    • Length: 9 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    America in Retreat identifies a profound crisis on the global horizon. As Americans seek to withdraw from the world to tend to domestic problems, America’s adversaries spy opportunity. Vladimir Putin's ambitions to restore the glory of the czarist empire go effectively unchecked, as do China's attempts to expand its maritime claims in the South China Sea, as do Iran's efforts to develop nuclear capabilities.

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    • The Burden of American Exceptionalism

    • By Mulder on 08-15-15

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    • Climate of Complete Certainty

    • By: Bret Stephens
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 5 mins
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    We live in a world in which data convey authority. But authority has a way of descending to certitude, and certitude begets hubris. From Robert McNamara to Lehman Bros. to Stronger Together, cautionary tales abound.

    "Climate of Complete Certainty" is from the April 28, 2017 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Bret Stephens and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • How Twitter Pornified Politics

    • By: Bret Stephens
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    This is the column in which I formally forswear Twitter for good. I’ll keep my Twitter handle, and hopefully my followers, but an editorial assistant will manage the account from now on. I’ll intercede only to say nice things about the writing I admire, the people I like and the music I love.

    "How Twitter Pornified Politics" is from the June 23, 2017 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Bret Stephens and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • The Comey Canning's Easy Tells

    • By: Bret Stephens
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    That wasn’t the only tell in Trump’s Comey canning. First there was its abruptness. Rod Rosenstein, deputy attorney general as of two weeks ago, delivered his memorandum detailing Comey’s misfeasance in the Hillary Clinton email saga on Tuesday. Trump fired the director the same day.

    "The Comey Canning's Easy Tells" is from the May 10, 2017 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Bret Stephens and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • The President Versus ‘Fake News,’ Again

    • By: Bret Stephens
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Of those from whom little is expected, much is forgiven. And of those from whom much is expected, little is forgiven. Such are the standards by which Donald Trump’s deliberate assaults on the news media need to be understood and feared.

    "The President Versus ‘Fake News,’ Again" is from the June 29, 2017 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Bret Stephens and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • When the White House Lies About You

    • By: Bret Stephens
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Last week the White House told a lie. It was a small lie and, given the epic scale of this administration’s mendacity, an inconsequential one. It just happened to be about me.

    "When the White House Lies About You" is from the July 27, 2017 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Bret Stephens and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • What Obama Gets Wrong

    • By: Bret Stephens
    • Narrated by: Kevin Stillwell
    • Length: 12 mins
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    Gideon Rose’s intriguing essay on President Barack Obama’s foreign policy raises a vexing question: When does the statute of limitations on blaming President George W. Bush for the record of the current administration finally expire?

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    • Classic Stories of the American West

    • By: Stephen Crane, Bret Harte, Jack London
    • Narrated by: David Birney, Robert Forster, Arte Johnson, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
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    This collection features a selection of classic short stories and poems by legendary Western authors Stephen Crane, Bret Harte, and Jack London.

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