Perils of a strong Constitution

, Volume 68, Number 1

Sherard Cowper-Coles
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Sherard Cowper-Coles’s memoir of his time working in and on Afghanistan, Cables from Kabul, is published by HarperPress. He wrote this column in a personal capacity

Sherard Cowper-Coles on why America’s strength is now its weakness

Illustration: David Leverne/New York Review of Books

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