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After they mastered their territories, rulers wanted to master crafts, too.
It doesn’t matter if Russia actually sways the vote. What matters is whether Americans think it did.
With Senate Republicans firmly behind him, the president said a decision will come Saturday.
After World War II, the United States envisioned the creation of a big-power fighting force to keep world peace. But the ambitious plan foundered amid bickering between Washington and Moscow.
An inspector general’s report concludes that State officials nixed a high-profile award out of fear of offending higher-ups—then lied about it.
New Delhi is set to take on a greater role in Afghanistan’s peace process.
Bring people together around protecting democracy instead.
Decentralizing decision-making can help left-behind regions get back on track.
Boris Johnson has contradictory ideas for his country’s future—and no clear paths for getting there.