The six leading Democratic candidates at the presidential primary debate at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, on Jan. 14.

In the Latest Democratic Debate, Finally, Some Foreign Policy 

With a trimmed-down field, Democratic hopefuls sparred over Iraq, Iran, military deployments, and the threat from climate change.

U.S. President Donald Trump fist-bumps Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during a meeting at the G-20 summit on in Osaka, Japan, on June 28.

The World This Weekend

World leaders converged at the G-20 summit in Osaka, the Trump administration released its Middle East peace plan, and Democratic presidential contenders took the debate stage.

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The French Presidential Debate Turned Boxing Match

A fiery drama played out between Le Pen and Macron on live television.


How Much Did the Second Debate Change the Race for the Oval Office?

The hot mic tape, dissension in the GOP, and another defense of an aggressive Russia has put Donald Trump on the ropes. But whether or not Hillary Clinton landed her political punches remains to be seen.


Battleground ’16: Split Ticket

“I have no words,” said Ameer Mohamed, a swing-state, Muslim-American voter, to Donald Trump — and Mike Pence — painting immigrants as threats.


VP Candidates Seize On Dueling Foreign Policies in Scolding Debate

A combative Kaine challenged Pence to defend Trump as the unflappable governor blamed Clinton for security crises.

TOPSHOT - Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump (L) and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton walk to their lectures for the first US Presidential Debate at Hofstra University September 26, 2016 in Hempstead, New York. / AFP / Brendan Smialowski        (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

A Disappointing, Depressing Debate

Neither of the candidates said much that was new.

URBANDALE, IA - SEPTEMBER 26: Supporters of Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump listen to the first of three presidential debates, on September 26, 2016 at the Trump headquarters in Urbandale, Iowa. People across the country tuned in as Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton participated in their first debate. (Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images)

The World Was Watching Monday’s Debate, but the Candidates Had Little to Say About the Rest of the World

Neither candidate committed a major new foreign policy gaffe — just, alas, a bunch of old familiar ones — but the debate did not offer much insight.


The National Security Answers Missing from the Democratic Debate

The one thing that was clear about the democratic candidate's answers on the hard questions of foreign policy is that they didn't want to talk about them.


The Foreign Policy Question Democrats Hope to Avoid

This election isn't about the problems Obama inherited. It's about the ones he's passing along.


Trump Didn’t Win

The Republican front-runner met stiffer resistance in the second GOP debate.


The New Chickenhawks

The 2016 presidential campaign is full of bluster about a bigger, badder military for America. And it shows the candidates don't know much about winning the peace.

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