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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.
As Iran, Saudi Arabia, and Russia rush to fill the vacuum of leadership in the Middle East, the United States is AWOL.
How command and control works when the military wakes up the president vs. when the president wakes up the military.
As a young reporter in political Washington in the late 1980s, I noticed that there was a type of person who thrived in the driven, transactional environment of the capital.
U.S. taking eye off South China Sea, Navy searching for way to 355 ships, Pentagon experimenting with new missile defenses
Wary of creeping international law, U.S. diplomats fight a rearguard action to limit the scope of two U.N. resolutions on women and children.
Don't expect Benjamin Netanyahu to put Israeli soldiers in harm's way in Lebanon on Mohammed bin Salman's say-so.
Congress is starting to chip away at tech companies’ claims that they're just "platforms".
Americans’ favorite meat just got riskier to eat.
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.