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I Went Home to See my Dad -- And Ended Up in Jail

Bahrain is a close friend and ally of the United States. It's also a brutal jailer of its activists.

Shadow Government

You Just Got Played, Obama

Why Cuba's geriatric generals are laughing all the way to the bank.

Passport

Erdogan Tells Feminist Summit That Women Aren’t Equal to Men

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan more and more resembles the drunken uncle who shows up to Thanksgiving dinner uninvited and makes everyone uncomfortable with his ...

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The Free Market Did Not Bring Down the Berlin Wall

The United States has misinterpreted the end of Communism for a quarter of a century. It's time to set the record straight.

Christian Caryl

Remembering the Fall

It's hard to remember just how impassable the Berlin Wall was -- until one day it wasn't. A memoir.

Shadow Government

‘Finlandization’ Abandons Ukraine

With the Sept. 5 cease-fire tenuously holding in eastern Ukraine, discussion surrounding the conflict has refocused on the need for a negotiated settlement to prevent ...

Shadow Government

What Rand Paul Doesn’t Get About Intervention

Last week Senator Rand Paul gave a speech on foreign policy at the Center for the National Interest, touting something he called "conservative realism." Paul ...

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Kerry’s Visit to Nigeria Coincides With Major Boko Haram Offensive

Kerry’s Visit to Nigeria Coincides With Major Boko Haram Offensive

White House Gaffe Outs American Held by the Islamic State

White House Gaffe Outs American Held by the Islamic State

Beheading of Japanese Citizen Leaves Tokyo With Agonizing Choice

Beheading of Japanese Citizen Leaves Tokyo With Agonizing Choice

Stay Scary, America

Stay Scary, America

Davos Diary: When it Comes to Human Rights in China, It’s Don’t Ask, Won’t Tell

Davos Diary: When it Comes to Human Rights in China, It’s Don’t Ask, Won’t Tell

Despite King’s Death, U.S.-Saudi Relationship Unlikely to Change

Despite King’s Death, U.S.-Saudi Relationship Unlikely to Change

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