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NATO Prepares to Be Disappointed by the Cheshire Cat President

U.S. allies will not leave Thursday's summit feeling any more reassured than when they arrived.

CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 21:  Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gives two thumbs up to the crowd during the evening session on the fourth day of the Republican National Convention on July 21, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump received the number of votes needed to secure the party's nomination. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Cleveland, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Republican National Convention kicked off on July 18.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

A Little Advice to Europe, From Your Best Friend

Trump’s America isn’t out to undo the European Union. It just wants to update the relationship.

Belgium Asylum and Migration Minister Theo Francken attends a ministerial meeting of the Justice and Home Affairs Council (JAH) at the European Council in Brussels, on  December 5, 2014. AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel Dunand        (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Belgian Minister Defends Zero Tolerance Clip as a Joke

Belgium’s migration minister sparked plenty of outrage when he mistook a parody for a pat on the back.

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WATCH: New Footage Shows Brussels Suspect Walking Away from Attack

New video footage shows one suspect's escape path from the Brussels airport.

A photo taken on March 11, 2014 shows the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France.   AFP PHOTO / FREDERICK FLORIN        (Photo credit should read FREDERICK FLORIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Brussels Bomber Had Summer Job Cleaning the European Parliament

The EU parliament released a statement Wednesday revealing the Brussels bomber once held a summer job there.

Policemen work into a marked out perimeter in Colline street in Verviers, eastern Belgium, on January 15, 2015, after two men were reportedly killed during an anti-terrorist operation. Belgian police launched a "jihadist-related" anti-terrorism operation in the eastern town of Verviers on January 15. According to the Belgian prosecutor's office, the group which police targeted was about to commit a terror attack. AFP PHOTO / BELGA PHOTO / BRUNO FAHY ** BELGIUM OUT **        (Photo credit should read )

The Age of the Lone Wolf is Far From Over

Even as the Islamic State evolves into a more sophisticated network, it will still cultivate unhinged, solo actors to further its fanatical ends.

Pakistani relatives mourn over the body of a victim during a funeral following an overnight suicide bombing in Lahore on March 28, 2016.

The toll from a suicide blast in Pakistan's Lahore rose to 69, officials said on March 28, as authorities hunted for the "savage inhumans" behind the attack in a park packed with Christian families celebrating Easter Sunday. More than 200 people were injured, many of them children, when explosives packed with ball bearings ripped through crowds near a children's play area in the park in Lahore, leaving dozens dead or bloodied. / AFP / ARIF ALI        (Photo credit should read ARIF ALI/AFP/Getty Images)

Lahore Blast Caps Deadly Week, From Asia to Europe

At least 144 were killed in terror attacks last week that showed the vast reach of extremists' targets.

TOPSHOT - Passengers evacuate the Brussels Airport, in Zaventem, on March 22, 2016, after a string of explosions rocked Brussels airport and a city metro station, killing at least 26 people in apparently coordinated attacks, officials said. 
European countries on Tuesday vowed to defend democracy against terrorism after blasts at Brussels airport and in the EU's institutional heart left at least 26 dead and dozens injured. / AFP / BELGA / DIRK WAEM / Belgium OUT        (Photo credit should read )

The Islamic State’s Lone-Wolf Era Is Over

Small-scale attacks by homegrown radicals are out. Complex plots to maximize carnage are in.

Soldiers stand guard in front of the central train station on November 22, 2015 in Brussels, as the Belgian capital remained on the highest security alert level over fears of a Paris-style attack.      / AFP / EMMANUEL DUNAND        (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Monsters of Our Own Imaginings

Responding to the attacks in Brussels by raising threat levels, issuing travel advisories, and airing melodramatic news coverage makes the Islamic State far more dangerous than it really is.

WAREGEM , BELGIUM - MARCH 26:  (BELGIUM OUT , FRANCE OUT , NETHERLANDS OUT) President of the United States Barack Obama pays his respects during a visit to the Flanders Field American Cemetery and Memorial on March 26, 2014 in Waregem, Belgium. During his visit to the cemetery, Barack Obama paid tribute to the American soldiers who lost their lives during the First World War.  The US President is also attending meetings with the European Union's top officials at the European Summit to discuss energy resources, climate change and the situatuion in Ukraine.  (Picture by )

What the Obama Administration Must Learn from Brussels

President Obama need look no further than his own advisers for guidance on how to defeat the Islamic State.

ORLANDO, FL - MARCH 05:  Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the CFE Arena during a campaign stop on the campus of the University of Central Florida  on March 5, 2016 in Orlando, Florida.  Primary voters head to the polls on March 15th in Florida.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

The Brussels Bombings Highlight Just How Wrong Trump Is About NATO

The United States is lucky to have strong friends and partners in Europe. And now’s not the time to talk about weakening this alliance of democracies.

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The U.S. and Cuba Provide an Excuse to Watch Sports at Work

For the first time in 17 years, a Major League Baseball team plays a game in Cuba Tuesday.

A victim receives first aid by rescuers, on March 22, 2016 near Maalbeek metro station in Brussels, after a blast at this station near the EU institutions caused deaths and injuries.  AFP PHOTO / EMMANUEL DUNAND / AFP / EMMANUEL DUNAND        (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Deadly Blasts Shock Brussels After Islamic State Militant’s Arrest

As many as 31 are reportedly killed in bombings across Belgium's capital in deadly proof that threat of terror has not abated.

European Commissioner for Competition, Margrethe Vestager.

Meet the Woman Leading Europe’s War Against Google, Gazprom, and Apple

Margrethe Vestager, the EU’s antitrust czar, is going after some of the world’s biggest companies — and trying to redefine the 21st-century economy.

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