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There's absolutely no reason to close down the path to peace in Afghanistan.
We've never known more about oncoming atrocities, but are still mostly helpless to stop them.
Instead of giving President Joseph Kabila a free pass to cling to power, world leaders should endorse a plan to replace him.
The war-weary country isn’t enthusiastic about its president, but desperate for a return to normalcy.
The United States could decide to keep up the charade in Geneva, but if we want to see greater stability in the years ahead, we need to change course.
A perplexing conflict.
I’ve noticed in looking at British books about war in the last 20 years that the British public is not well served by its publishers.
Negotiations and the use of force both hold little promise.
Trump caught in new lie; Washington flatfooted in Iraq
No dirt on Clinton, a passing mention of adoptions, and a lot on Bill Browder and the Magnitsky Act.
In Putin’s Russia, discussion of sexual harassment and domestic violence are largely taboo.
Obama's JCPOA terms actually give the White House sound legal footing for decertification. But now Trump owns the consequences.
The president talks a big game about standing up to Iran — but will he do anything about Iranian-backed militias attacking America's staunchest allies?
Immigration is inevitable. When will the West learn that it promises salvation — not destruction?
How a school administrator in Spain is helping save refugees with little more than fervor and a phone.
A decimated economy, a resurgent Taliban, and growing tensions with Iran are driving disenchanted Afghans to seek opportunities abroad. And for many it’s their only option.
The human-smuggling route across the Sahara may have been the deadliest on Earth. Then the EU paid Niger’s army to shut it down — and made it even more treacherous.