Omar al-Bashir is gone, but his system is fighting back. The result is total stalemate—for now.
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With the dangers of miscalculation or misunderstanding high, Trump should act now to make sure the only wars the United States enters are the ones it really wants to.
Bitter memories of impunity for U.S. soldiers still rankle even close allies.
India’s Narendra Modi appears set for second term, Austria’s ruling coalition collapses ahead of the EU elections, and what to watch in the world this week.
Five global problems that are getting worse—and may never get better.
Iran’s saber-rattling falls flat, and Alabama’s anti-abortion law echos Romania’s past.
The U.S. ban of Huawei escalates the trade war with China, government and opposition representatives for Venezuela return to the negotiating table, and U.S. lawmakers fear skewed intelligence on Iran.
Chronic poverty may be on the decline, but too many families still face cyclical poverty.
Even Tehran’s sympathizers in Europe and Asia are leery of its latest shifts in policy.
These days, Tehran is having trouble getting what it wants from its neighbor—a development Washington can encourage by backing off.
Former Iraqi Prime Minister Ayad Allawi says the U.S. secretary of state was informed of Iranian missiles at an Iraqi base.
The Iraq intelligence debacle casts a shadow over the U.S. assessment of a threat from Iran.