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Vladimir Putin achieved his goal of embarrassing the United States. But Russians are already bracing for the backlash.
Former U.S. diplomat Thomas Pickering on Trump, Putin, and the world after Helsinki.
Steve Bannon is trying to sell Trumpism to Eastern Europeans—but shared ideologies die hard when they run into economic and military realities.
U.S. lawmakers, at least, worry that Europe’s reliance on Moscow for energy could give Russia key leverage.
The president’s disgraceful remarks could have disturbing results.
Pushing for regime change in Tehran could put Qassem Suleimani in power.
U.S. allies in Europe are resigned to a trans-Atlantic relationship that keeps getting worse.
For two centuries, countries have used low-wage labor to climb out of poverty. What will happen when robots take those jobs?