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In Afghanistan, Reform Can’t Come Fast Enough

The Ghani government is embarking on an ambitious plan to combat corruption and incompetence. It’s going to need America’s help.

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Netanyahu’s Inner Circle Is Fleeing Like Rats on the Titanic

Faced with mounting scandal, the Israeli prime minister is lashing out at "fake news" and alleging a witch hunt. But can the Trump defense save him?

The Cable

South Korean Spy Agency Admits to Meddling in 2012 Election

The presidency may never have been meant for Park Geun-hye after all.

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The Downfall of Nawaz Sharif and the Triumph of Stupidity

Pakistan’s democracy is stronger with the removal of the prime minister on corruption charges. But the primacy of the armed forces remains intact.

Lawfare

How Will Trump’s Attack Dogs Affect Mueller’s Russia Investigation?

The special counsel has a mammoth job, and the president has just warned him of what he long suspected: He may not have much time.

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The Magnitsky Affair and Russia’s Original Sin

Sergei Magnitsky's death at the hand of the state exposed the rot at the heart of Moscow. Its ripple effects have shaped Russian foreign and domestic policy ever since.

Voice

What Did Trump Know About His Son’s Meeting, and When Did He Know It?

The administration has resorted to slippery statements and obfuscations, but the truth is closing in around it.

Voice

Is Treason Still Punishable in America Today?

Donald Trump Jr.’s actions might rise to the level of criminal conspiracy against the republic, but it probably wouldn't even matter.

Voice

‘Total and Complete Vindication’? No Way.

There are reams of evidence pointing toward Trump's collusion and obstruction — and we don’t even know what James Comey said in closed session.

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