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There's absolutely no reason to close down the path to peace in Afghanistan.
We've never known more about oncoming atrocities, but are still mostly helpless to stop them.
Instead of giving President Joseph Kabila a free pass to cling to power, world leaders should endorse a plan to replace him.
The war-weary country isn’t enthusiastic about its president, but desperate for a return to normalcy.
The United States could decide to keep up the charade in Geneva, but if we want to see greater stability in the years ahead, we need to change course.
Trump deems Iran in violation of the “worst deal ever.”
Some 13 percent of Afghan military personnel training in the United States last year went AWOL.
Bombed-out cities meant death and destruction. Now they promise billions of dollars — for new construction.
Roadside bomb attacks are falling overall, except in Afghanistan.
The Iranian-backed forces that took control of Kirkuk from the Kurds are setting their sights on Baghdad.
The attorney general is aware of the threat Moscow poses to American elections — he just hasn’t done anything about it.
Immigration is inevitable. When will the West learn that it promises salvation — not destruction?
How a school administrator in Spain is helping save refugees with little more than fervor and a phone.
A decimated economy, a resurgent Taliban, and growing tensions with Iran are driving disenchanted Afghans to seek opportunities abroad. And for many it’s their only option.
The human-smuggling route across the Sahara may have been the deadliest on Earth. Then the EU paid Niger’s army to shut it down — and made it even more treacherous.