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A year after the country decriminalized domestic violence, women feel the consequences.
Far from convincing Tehran to cooperate, new U.S. measures are on track to achieve the exact opposite.
The U.S. is now the world’s top producer, but Saudi Arabia still holds the key to crude prices.
When the world’s newest country broke away from Khartoum, it discarded Sudan’s main official language, too. But casting aside the oppressor’s tongue did not heal the country’s divisions.
The president’s latest trip was a disaster—but not because he acted like a boorish bully.
If Tehran pulls out of the 2015 deal, it could have a weapon in a matter of months.
What satellite imagery tells us about North Korea’s ballistic missile program.
With the Arctic melting and northern coast guards struggling to keep up, the next disaster is a matter of when, not if.