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On the podcast: Ambassador Prudence Bushnell survived the 1998 bombing of the U.S. Embassy in Kenya. Now she tells her story.
Two U.S. special operations airmen recall the ordeal.
This weekend’s meeting of female foreign ministers will be a historic achievement—and not nearly enough for the world’s women.
But a feud between Russia and the U.S. has kept the document from being published.
Washington must not ignore atrocities against the country’s Anglophones. It should use existing U.S. laws to force an end to the violence.
With the Arctic melting and northern coast guards struggling to keep up, the next disaster is a matter of when, not if.