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The killing of a strongman police chief creates a dangerous power vacuum.
Geir Pedersen could be saddled with one of diplomacy’s most thankless tasks.
Current and former U.S. officials say North Korea is dragging its heels, but Seoul and Pyongyang are still talking.
A new diplomatic history argues that the United States, Egypt, and Israel prevented a Palestinian state from emerging. But leaders such as Yasser Arafat bear much of the blame.
The revamp comes as officials debate how to counter Russian and Chinese influence campaigns.
Tariffs from the United States, Canada, China, Mexico, and the EU may have damaged the WTO beyond repair.
As Pretoria prepares to confront the legacy of colonial and apartheid-era land theft, hardly anyone seems to care about the claims of the country’s earliest inhabitants—the Khoisan.
With the Arctic melting and northern coast guards struggling to keep up, the next disaster is a matter of when, not if.