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TRUMP DOESN'T LIKE TRAVELING. THAT'S BAD FOR DIPLOMACY

One of U.S. President Donald Trump's few consistent views is that the United States must replace grand, multilateral bargains with...

TRUMP'S FOREIGN POLICY IS NO LONGER UNPREDICTABLE

It has become a commonplace to describe the foreign policy of U.S. President Donald Trump as unpredictable. But doing so mischaracterizes...

 
 
 

THE RETREAT OF AFRICAN DEMOCRACY

In the decade following the Cold War, Africa saw many democratic success stories. In 1991, Benin and Zambia became the first former...

FROM BRAZIL TO WIKIPEDIA

Last month, the San Francisco-based Wikimedia Foundation, which maintains Wikipedia, announced that it was changing the way some of...

 
 
 

CHINA'S INNOVATION WALL

If you want to get to the bottom of indigenous innovation, the Chinese policy so deeply aggravating Western businesses and governments,...

GLOBALIZATION 4.0

The world today needs a new framework for global cooperation in order to preserve peace and accelerate progress. After the cataclysm...

 
 
 

WHAT SYRIA STANDS TO LOSE

In April 2018, I drove into Raqqa, Syria, for the first time since reporting eight months earlier on the fight that liberated the city...

THE TROUBLE WITH THE “WORKING HYPOTHESIS”

Oren Cass, domestic issues director for Mitt Romney 's 2012 presidential campaign and a writer for National Review and other journals,...

 
 
 

WHY IRAN WAITS

Shortly after U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei pledged that Iran...

TURKEY'S BID FOR RELIGIOUS LEADERSHIP

Under the leadership of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan , whose Justice and Development Party has Islamist roots, religion has...

 
 
 

WARNINGS FROM VERSAILLES

We often recall World War I and the two decades that followed as a grim chapter of history, the prelude to an even costlier and more...

WITHDRAWING FROM SYRIA LEAVES A VACUUM THAT IRAN WILL FILL

One of President Trump's final foreign policy decisions of 2018 was also among his most controversial: the withdrawal of the remaining...

 
 
 

THE REAL HISTORY OF INTELLECTUAL PIRACY

Whether an economy thrives depends in large part on how it treats ideas, knowledge, and innovation. It was by democratizing technology...

HOW THE STATE IS CO-OPTING RELIGION IN CHINA

The message reached me in early December via Signal, an encrypted messaging service that many Chinese use to bypass the closely monitored...

 
 
 

THE ERODING BALANCE OF TERROR

Thus far the chief purpose of our military establishment has been to win wars,” the American nuclear strategist Bernard Brodie wrote...

THE GHOSTS OF BRAZIL'S MILITARY DICTATORSHIP

Today Brazil swears in a new president: Jair Bolsonaro , a far-right congressman and former military officer. Bolsonaro is as much...

 
 
 

TRUMP'S AFRICA POLICY IS DESTINED FOR FAILURE

Last week, in a speech at the Heritage Foundation, U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton announced a new U.S. Africa strategy....

THE NEW ARAB ORDER

In 2011, millions of citizens across the Arab world took to the streets. Popular uprisings from Tunis to Cairo promised to topple autocracies...

 
 
 

WHY JIHADIST ATTACKS HAVE DECLINED IN EUROPE

On Tuesday, December 11, just before 8 PM, a lone attacker, Cherif Chekatt, armed with a handgun and a knife, killed five people and...

RWANDA'S RECOVERY

When the Rwandan Patriotic Front , the rebel movement led by Paul Kagame , captured control of Rwanda and halted the genocide in July...

 
 
 



Klay Thompson puts on epic shooting display in rout of Lakers

Klay Thompson puts on epic shooting display in rout of Lakers

LOS ANGELES - Klay Thompson set an NBA record by making his first 10 attempts from 3-point range, scoring 44 points as the Golden State Warriors beat the short-handed Los... Read more ...

Police respond to reported shooting at suburban Chicago mall

Police respond to reported shooting at suburban Chicago mall

Police responded to a suburban Chicago mall Monday evening for a reported active shooter. Read more ...

Family confirms second victim injured in Taos Ski Valley avalanche has died

Family confirms second victim injured in Taos Ski Valley avalanche has died

Corey Borg 22, was killed in an avalanche while skiing Kachina Peak at Taos Ski Valley last week. Read more ...

Michigan State uses balanced offense to beat Maryland

Michigan State uses balanced offense to beat Maryland

EAST LANSING, Mich. - Cassius Winston and Kenny Goins scored 14 points each to help No. 6 Michigan State beat No. 13 Maryland 69-55 Monday night with balanced offense and... Read more ...

Trump's proposal to break budget deadlock falls flat

Trump's proposal to break budget deadlock falls flat

Senate Republicans have released a measure designed around President Donald Trump's proposal for breaking a budget impasse, its centerpiece his demand for $5.7 billion to build... Read more ...

Al Sharpton blasts Trump for holding no events on MLK Day

Al Sharpton blasts Trump for holding no events on MLK Day

The Rev. Al Sharpton blasted President Trump for failing to honor civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. with an event at the White House. “There is no official event at... Read more ...

Sen. Kamala Harris Announces 2020 Presidential Candidacy

Sen. Kamala Harris Announces 2020 Presidential Candidacy

The California Democrat's career as a prosecutor, as well as economic and racial equality, are the focus of her campaign. Harris is the third senator to announce a presidential... Read more ...

Irving's 26 points, 10 assists carries Celtics past Heat

Irving's 26 points, 10 assists carries Celtics past Heat

BOSTON - Kyrie Irving moved closer to some elite Boston Celtics company with his latest double-double. It was his three driving baskets, though, that helped seal the victory. Read more ...

Mason scores 29, Baylor defeats West Virginia 85-73

Mason scores 29, Baylor defeats West Virginia 85-73

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - Makai Mason scored 29 points and Baylor cruised to an 85-73 win over West Virginia on Monday night. Read more ...

12-year-old girl dies when snow fort collapses on her

12-year-old girl dies when snow fort collapses on her

The girl's family was attending a church service and she had gone outside to play. Read more ...