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What’s not in the report is as important as what’s in it.
It’s time for legislators to share in the authority they claim to want.
It’s not an accident that Donald Trump’s closest foreign friend is the French president.
The incoherence of Washington's Syria policy is a symptom of its failure to define a new role in the world.
It wouldn’t be the first time Erdogan took domestic politics to the international arena.
The risks of a summit remain high. But diplomacy works.
The United Nations needs to accept that it's possible to fight and broker peace agreements at the same time.
Family reunification for refugees is no longer a given. But keeping relatives apart hurts host countries as well as newcomers.