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Trump’s plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace is fanciful, dangerous, and not going anywhere.
The president promised to deliver peace. But in his first year, he expanded every war he inherited.
U.S. officials failed to mention the impending recognition of the holy city as Israel's capital just days before Trump's announcement.
There's absolutely no reason to close down the path to peace in Afghanistan.
It might seem like the Pakistani military is trying to defang its ostensible adversaries. It's really trying to empower them.
The Obama administration didn’t botch negotiations with Tehran. And Trump isn’t going to be able to get something tougher.
The White House’s policy of maximum pressure is having precisely the wrong effect.
Contrary to conventional wisdom, solutions to many of the world’s toughest problems already exist—you just need to know where to look for them.
Exporting British Columbia’s abundant energy resources should have been a slam dunk. How did a multibillion-dollar dream go up in smoke?
Kurdish officials once dreamed of forging their own state out of the ashes of the war against the Islamic State. Now they are fighting for their very survival.
There’s nothing wrong with political tribes that can’t be fixed by what’s right with them.