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The Middle East’s Age of Innocence Is Over

The traditional object of the West’s romantic foreign-policy visions is now the graveyard of its idealism.

The New Dutch Disease is White Nationalism

An upstart far-right party in the Netherlands threatens to entrench xenophobia in one of Europe’s most progressive countries.

New House Bills Take Aim at Foreign Propaganda

Two new measures try to provide Americans with greater disclosure about foreign influence.

Germany’s Post-Merkel Power Fraus

The German chancellor's most likely successors are both women — but the similarities end there.

The U.S. Alliance With Turkey Is Worth Preserving

Ankara is a difficult friend. That doesn't mean the United States should cut it loose.

Poland’s Misunderstood Holocaust Law

My government wants to ban accusations of Polish wartime complicity for the sake of honoring history.

Good Riddance to CIA Director Pompeo

Nobody's throwing goodbye parties at Langley for the outgoing boss.

What to Expect From Talks With North Korea

This week’s guest, Mickey Bergman, has been to the table with North Korea before and knows what to expect from the upcoming talks.

It’s Time to Play Hardball With Poland

Brussels needs to admit that Warsaw's democratic charade is over.

House Proposal Targets Confucius Institutes as Foreign Agents

The draft bill is the first legislative attempt to push back against the Chinese state-run programs.

Italy Is the West’s Future

The chaos of Italy's election is the result of long-standing trends — and a preview of what's to come in Europe.

Trump’s Man in Moscow

Most of Washington is scared to meet with Russians. Jon Huntsman wants to meet as many as possible.

A Torturer to Critics, a Consummate Professional to Colleagues

Trump's CIA pick could break the agency's glass ceiling — if she can answer tough questions on interrogation methods.

Prague Opened the Door to Chinese Influence. Now It May Need to Change Course.

The fall of a shadowy Chinese oil magnate may bring a reckoning to cozy Czech-Chinese relations.

Putin Is Poisoning Prague

Russian corruption starts small but quickly spreads.

The Middle East Needs a Steady Boyfriend

Arab countries suddenly find Vladimir Putin attractive because they feel neglected by Washington.

America and Turkey Need to Step Back From the Brink

Washington and Ankara are playing a dangerous game of chicken in Syria.

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