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Khalid bin Salman is working full time to extricate Saudi Arabia from the disastrous conflict begun by his brother. Some regional and U.S. officials are cautiously optimistic.
In the Balkan wars, women were targets. In postwar governments, they’ve been pushed out of sight.
President Paul Biya won’t get anywhere without engaging directly with separatist grievances.
The Trump administration’s peace deal for Afghanistan needs a plan for the country’s most looming threat: international terrorists whom both sides oppose.
American elites used to see war as a tragic necessity. Now they’re completely addicted to it.
Letting the country unravel isn't an exit strategy.
Critics of offshore balancing claim a more restrained U.S. foreign policy will breed insecurity. They’re wrong, and their arguments are easily debunked.
Trump’s trade wars aren’t just about him or China—but global economic imbalances that the next U.S. administration will still have to address.
The only way to save journalism is to make readers direct participants in making, and paying for, the media.