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Death on the Kremlin’s Doorstep

The killing of Boris Nemtsov heralds a new era of darkness for Russia’s already battered opposition.


How to Retake Mosul From the Islamic State

Does the Iraqi Army have the right stuff to win the battle everyone knows is coming -- and handle the messy aftermath?

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When Did Obama Give Up?

Six years ago, a visionary president blessed with the rare gift of oratory came to Washington to change the world. What happened?

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