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Japan’s prime minister visits Washington at a time when, thanks to Chinese aggressiveness, U.S.-Japan relations are critical.
The group has promised to avoid peace talks until “all foreign forces completely withdraw.”
Making nice after an alleged coup attempt obscures serious challenges, including water scarcity, a refugee crisis, and unhelpful neighbors.
In Eastern European countries that have accepted the Russian vaccine, destabilization has followed.
Plans for a global pandemic treaty don’t solve the problem of China’s refusal to cooperate.
With troops to depart on Sept. 11, the next five months are critical for any chance of peace.
Pulling out all U.S. troops is the administration’s risky plan to pressure Kabul and the Taliban to make peace.
Decentralizing decision-making can help left-behind regions get back on track.
Boris Johnson has contradictory ideas for his country’s future—and no clear paths for getting there.