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Trump’s threatened trade war against European cars would hurt America most.
Before the United States killed it, the INF Treaty didn’t just stem the arms race with Russia—it stopped the spread of nuclear weapons around the world.
Thoughtful U.S. policies could help restore Venezuela’s democracy.
Houthi rebels’ attacks on aid workers could deepen the country’s humanitarian crisis.
Nigeria shows that economic growth combined with rising inequality won’t lift people out of poverty. The country’s next government should heed the lesson.
How can Congress avoid getting sidelined on foreign policy? There’s only one right answer.
The Royal Navy’s return to Asia can guarantee the freedom of the seas.
Human beings are rarely rational—so it’s time we all stopped pretending they are.