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U.S. Weighs Options on Detainees in Iran

Families of Americans held in Iran appeal to White House to talk to Tehran.

The World Knew Ahead of Time the Rohingya Were Facing Genocide

We've never known more about oncoming atrocities, but are still mostly helpless to stop them.

The Fatal Flaw in Trump’s U.N. Speech Could Be Disastrous for American Power

Urging states to act uncompromisingly in their self-interest is actually not in America’s national interest. 

The Jig Is Up for Congo’s Embattled President

Instead of giving President Joseph Kabila a free pass to cling to power, world leaders should endorse a plan to replace him.

The Worst First Year of Foreign Policy Ever

Most presidents struggle in their first year as commander-in-chief. But Donald Trump got tired of winning before he started.

Scoops on Paul Manafort Raise New Questions About the Russia Investigation

People anticipating a swift end to this drama should temper their expectations.

Twitter Suspended Far Fewer Terrorist Accounts in First Half of 2017

The number is declining because policing efforts are improving, company says.

At U.N., Trump Threatens to ‘Totally Destroy’ North Korea

In his inaugural speech before the General Assembly, Trump rails against “wicked” states, “embarrassing” deals, and “loser” terrorists.

Like I was saying: Tactical nukes are on the table for use against North Korea

Here’s an exchange Defense Secretary James Mattis had with reporters yesterday about tactical nuclear weapons.

‘Vietnam’ Episode 3: Casting the die

Episode 3 forgets how the U.S. neglected greater cooperation with South Vietnam at great cost.

Mea Culpa: I Said Trump and Bibi Would Blow Up

But eight months in, the U.S. president is still playing nice with Israel — thanks to a moribund peace process.

Syrians Are Ready to Accept Bashar al-Assad as President

The war-weary country isn’t enthusiastic about its president, but desperate for a return to normalcy.

SitRep: Two Old “Axis of Evil” Members Loom Large in Trump U.N. Speech

  By Paul McLeary with Adam Rawnsley Trump, meet the U.N. President Donald Trump plans to call Islamic militants “losers” in his first address before the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday morning, and administration officials told reporters that he’ll also take a hard line on North Korea and apply pressure on Iran to give up its ballistic...

Trump vs. The World

The president delivers his first U.N. address Tuesday. Which version of Trump will show up—the bully or the dealmaker?

U.S. Bombs Falling in Record Numbers In Three Countries

Trump’s looser authorities for airstrikes have unleashed huge increases in ordnance in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria.

Only the Ghost of Benjamin Disraeli Can Fix Theresa May’s Omnishambles Brexit

The winner of the battle for Britain's future, and Tory leadership, is already in its history books.

Trump Reaches Out to U.N., Criticizes Waste, in Debut Appearance

The president's U.N. bashing was unusually restrained a day ahead of his much-anticipated address to the General Assembly

The United States is Losing the War on Drugs in the Americas

Eradication and interdiction are not foreign impositions, but essential pillars of any counternarcotics strategy, augmenting and working in concert with prevention and treatment-oriented policies.  

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