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Would Russia Really Sell the Deadly S-400 to Turkey?

Dave Majumdar Security, Middle East The possibility of Turkey purchasing a Russian system has dawn mixed responses from analysts. Russia is negotiating with Turkey to sell Ankara the advanced S-400 air and missile defense system. IfShow More Summary

China's Second Aircraft Carrier Is Almost Complete (And 4 More Could Be Coming)

Dave Majumdar Security, Asia Should Washington and Tokyo be worried?  According to Chinese state media, Beijing’s first domestically built carrier is nearing completion at Dalian. The vessel—which is expected to become operational in...Show More Summary

Why China Should Feel Good About Taiwan

Derek Grossman Security, Asia The main point: Chinese leaders should seek to engage in good faith discussions with Taiwanese counterparts. Recent developments in relations between Taiwan and China should bolster the confidence of Chinese...Show More Summary

Brazil prison massacre exposes gruesome gang war over drugs

The brutality laid bare a failed prison system and a battle between gangs for influence in Latin America’s largest nation

Why Russia and China Never Want to Fight America's F-22 Raptor

Kris Osborn Security, There is simply nothing like it in the world today. Period.  The Air Force’s stealthy F-22 Raptor fighter jet delivered some of the first strikes in the U.S.-led attacks on the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, when...Show More Summary

Thousands Attend Funeral for Plotter of 1993 WTC Bombing

Thousands of mourners gathered Wednesday in Egypt for the funeral of the man convicted of conspiracy in the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center that left six people dead, Reuters reports. Omar Abdel-Rahman, also known as the "blind sheikh," died Saturday in a US prison at the age of...

President Trump sends two Cabinet members south of the border

The fence-mending mission began with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s arrival in Mexico City for a meeting with Mexico’s president

Young Somali refugees share concerns about Trump, travel ban

The U.S. has long accepted refugees fleeing violence and famine in Somalia, a policy now in jeopardy following President Trump's efforts to restrict immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries. Mark Strassmann spoke with four young Somali refugees about their concerns for the country.

New twist in Kim Jong Nam assassination

There is a new twist in the airport murder of the half-brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. Investigators in Malaysia say the female suspects attacked him from behind and wiped his face with poison. Adriana Diaz reports.

The Only Thing That Can Beat Merkel Is Anti-Merkel

The sudden surge of the folksy Martin Schulz has produced more excitement than German politics has seen in years.

The Trump Administration’s Islamophobic Holy Grail

Designating the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group would cripple U.S. foreign policy and launch a domestic smear campaign.

Economists to Trump: It’s Not the Trade Deficit, Stupid

The U.S. president’s obsession with trade balances risks seriously skewing trade policy.

Trump's team attempting to ease hurt feelings in Latin America

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson went on a fence-mending trip to Mexico following the mobilization of President Trump's new immigration enforcement strategy. Homeland Security Secretary John Kellymade a simjilar tirp to Guatemala, reports Margaret Brennan.

UN needs $4.4B quickly to prevent massive "catastrophe"

The United Nations needs $4.4B by the end of the month to combat hunger and famine -- but only $90M has been collected so far

Scientists warn of threats to oceans' "super-zoos"

A new study says hot spots of biodiversity in the oceans are overfished and warming fast

Why This Airport Has to Fix Its Goats and Bandits Problem

Next time you feel like ranting about LaGuardia or LAX, take a moment to give thanks you're not flying into Nigeria over the next few weeks (unless you are, in which case … sorry). Starting March 8, the airport in Kaduna will be servicing all travelers who previously flew in...

Who should stand up for human rights?

Amnesty International says the world has become a darker place, with a rise in 'divisive and dangerous' politics.

Trump’s China Policy Is a Paper Tiger

Trump has proved to be a paper tiger with China, making himself look weak in the eyes of Chinese leaders, which, in turn, will embolden China’s own assertive behavior.

Mexican man kills himself after third US deportation

Sinaloa state native Guadalupe Olivas Valencia threw himself to his death by jumping off a bridge, authorities say.

Stolen Nazi gate back home years after mysterious theft

Theft of wrought iron gate to Nazis' Dachau concentration camp prompted international outcry in 2014

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