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Bolivia's interim President Jeanine Áñez (center) speaks during a press conference at the presidential palace.

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Uncertainty in Bolivia after the resignation of President Evo Morales, a resurgence of Iraqi nationalism challenges long-term U.S. interests, and the United States is using diplomacy to crack into Greenland.

Greenland, where the U.S. plans to open a new consulate under Trump.

Trump Puts Down New Roots in Greenland

Will the new U.S. diplomatic outpost in the Arctic get a warm welcome?

Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen talks to the press after U.S. President Donald Trump canceled his state visit in Copenhagen on Aug. 21.

Greenland, Red Lights

Trump’s Denmark debacle and what will follow.

A Greenland ice melt lake atop the sheet, seen from 5,000 feet above, in August. Across Greenland’s massive ice sheet, blue pools of melted water, forming icy lakes, dot the landscape as far as the eye can see.

Greenland Is the Center of the World

The Arctic island offers a harrowing reminder of the environmental damage, and political dangers, already imposed by climate change.

NASA avionics technician Lauren Prinski looks out the window of a research aircraft before takeoff from Thule Air Base in Greenland on March 30, 2017.

Here’s How Trump Should Have Approached Greenland

The United States can build on its strategic toehold without buying the entire country.

French police officers talk to passersby at the entrance to the secure zone for the annual G-7 summit in Biarritz, France, on Aug. 23.

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The Amazon is ablaze, world leaders convene for the G-7, and Nigeria marks a global health milestone.

Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen talks to the press after U.S. President Donald Trump canceled his state visit after her government said its territory of Greenland was not for sale in Copenhagen on Aug. 21.

Trump’s Spat With Denmark Could Cost Him Against Iran

The Danes may have been considering joining the United States’ maritime security force—until the U.S. president exploded over Greenland.

ndian paramilitary troopers stand on alert during India's Independence Day in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, on Aug. 15.

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Enforced calm in Kashmir, protests continue in Hong Kong, and Trump goes for Greenland.

A 1747 map of Greenland.

American Imperialists Have Always Dreamed of Greenland

Trump’s reported hopes of buying the Danish island exemplify his 19th-century values.

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Climate Change Is Mauling the Arctic Worse Than We Even Thought

NOAA’s Arctic Report Card documents melting sea ice and a ticking time bomb of billions of tons of carbon.

Salvadorean castaway Jose Salvador Alvarenga (C) walks out of the San Rafael Hospital with his parents in Santa Tecla, El Salvador, on February 18, 2014. Alvarenga spent 13 months adrift in a small boat in the Pacific and was washed ashore in the Marshall Islands three weeks ago. AFP PHOTO/ Jose CABEZAS        (Photo credit should read JOSE CABEZAS/AFP/Getty Images)

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