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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.  

Iraqi President Cancels U.S. Trip Over Kurdish Referendum

The moves comes as both Prime Minister Abadi and the Iraqi Supreme Court rebuked the Kurdish government.

Lyndon LaRouche Is Running A Pro-China Party In Germany

Once a uniquely American political cult, now the LaRouche movement can't get enough of Beijing.

Icelandic Government Collapses Amid Pedophilia Scandal

The Icelandic prime minister’s links to a convicted rapist have once again put the democracy’s accountability to the test.

‘Vietnam’ Episode 2: There’s an iceberg ahead, but the ship speeds up

The message of this gloomy episode in the “Vietnam” min-series is that by 1963 the Vietnam War was in a downward spiral and doomed to failure no matter what else happened.

SitRep: Trump to U.N. As White House Beats War Drums; Trump’s Pentagon Education

  By Paul McLeary with Adam Rawnsley Trump to the U.N. On the eve of a critical U.N. General Assembly meeting that kicks off on Monday, leaders from around the world have prepared their own strategies for how to handle President Donald Trump’s America first agenda as the White House beats the war drums in...

Is Russia Practicing a Dry Run for an Invasion of Belarus?

With tensions worsening between the two countries, Russia’s massive military exercise is firing a couple thousand warning shots at a reluctant ally.

Before U.N. Summit, World Tells Trump His ‘America-First Fun’ Must End

Friends and rivals alike press administration to embrace multilateral diplomacy on climate change, Iran and North Korea.

U.N. Group Says Iran Violated Rights of Two Detained Americans

A father and son sentenced to 10 years for alleged ‘collusion’ with the United States were denied a fair trial.

Tillerson, Iranian Foreign Minister to Talk Nuke Deal Next Week

The U.S. Secretary of State will sit down for the first time with Javad Zarif and other key dignitaries as the Trump administration weighs killing the Iran nuclear pact.

Icelandic Government Collapses Amid Pedophilia Scandal

The Icelandic prime minister’s links to a convicted rapist has once again put the democracy’s accountability to the test.

Unpacking Trump’s ‘Alternative Facts’ on NAFTA

Mischaracterizations, bad math, and outright falsehoods are imperiling the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal — and endangering hundreds of thousands of American jobs.

Reports of Civilian Casualties in the War Against ISIS Are Vastly Inflated

U.S. officials care deeply about collateral damage and make every effort to investigate claims, which is why there has never been a more precise air campaign in the history of armed conflict.

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