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WASHINGTON AND SEOUL MUST HEAL THEIR ALLIANCE

The pairing of President Joe Biden and President Moon Jae-in might seem at first blush to forecast a stronger alliance. But there are...

THE STING IN COVID-19'S TAIL

For poor countries, what comes next could be worse.

 
 
 

THE MILITARIZATION OF U.S. POLITICS

Regardless of who wins on November 3, Trump's presidency has opened the door to electoral violence in the future.

THE MYTH OF A RESPONSIBLE WITHDRAWAL FROM AFGHANISTAN

Counterterrorism without counterinsurgency is impossible.

 
 
 

SHORTSIGHTED STATECRAFT

Stopping three decades of unnecessary bungling.

TO BUILD BACK BETTER, BIDEN NEEDS TO FIX TRADE

The Trump administration has left a ticking time bomb in the form of tariffs, imposed in the name of national security. Biden must...

 
 
 

BATTLEFIELD INTERNET

The U.S government needs to play a more assertive role in protecting the public from digital threats, just as it protects it from conventional...

HOW THE U.S. CAN PLAY CYBER-OFFENSE

In cyberwarfare, Washington should recognize that the best defense is a good offense.

 
 
 

THE LAST CHANCE FOR AMERICAN INTERNATIONALISM

Donald Trump's presidency will end on January 20, but his influence on U.S. foreign policy will not.

WEALTHY COUNTRIES SHOULD SHARE VACCINE DOSES BEFORE IT IS TOO LATE

Wealthy countries should reallocate doses to low- and middle-income countries to ensure that the most vulnerable populations and, ultimately,...

 
 
 

HOW TO CONTAIN PUTIN'S RUSSIA

A strategy for countering a rising revisionist power.

THE REAL THREAT TO CIVILIAN CONTROL OF THE MILITARY

The officer corps can no longer simply ignore politics.

 
 
 

CONTAINING RUSSIA, AGAIN

The United States cannot stand by when an adversary not only adopts an agenda of countering U.S. influence throughout the world but...

WHO LOST LIBYA?

For Derek Chollet and Ben Fishman, former officials in the Obama administration, the 2011 U.S.-led military intervention in Libya was...

 
 
 

CHRONICLE OF A PANDEMIC FORETOLD

If the world doesn't learn the right lessons from its failure to prepare and act on them with the speed, resources, and political and...

BIDEN DOESN'T NEED A NEW MIDDLE EAST POLICY

By keeping American aims limited, Trump avoided his predecessors' pitfalls while still advancing American interests in the Middle East.

 
 
 

AMERICA NEEDS A DEMOCRACY SUMMIT MORE THAN EVER 

Hosting a summit of the world's democracies could help the United States begin to repair and reinvigorate American democracy at home.

THE TERRORIST THREAT IS NOT FINISHED

The threat of terrorism is more diverse and diffuse than ever. Americans should think twice before undoing post-9/11 efforts.

 
 
 

HOW TO SUCCESSFULLY SANCTION NORTH KOREA

The key to a successful North Korea sanctions strategy is recognizing that such measures take time to achieve results.

THE LEFT SHOULD PLAY THE CHINA CARD

Foreign rivalry inspires progress at home.

 
 
 



Sen. Patrick Leahy taken to hospital hours after being sworn in to preside...

Sen. Patrick Leahy taken to hospital hours after being sworn in to preside over impeachment trial

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Biden administration to boost vaccine supply next week

Biden administration to boost vaccine supply next week

The Biden administration is giving states an approximately 17% boost in vaccine next week following complaints around the U.S. of severe shortages. Read more ...

US judge derails Biden's vaunted 100-day deportation freeze after Texas sues

US judge derails Biden's vaunted 100-day deportation freeze after Texas sues

A federal judge, citing a lawsuit by the Texas Attorney General, has issued a two-week temporary restraining order shutting down US President Joe Biden's effort to halt all... Read more ...

Republican senators want to halt Trump impeachment trial

Republican senators want to halt Trump impeachment trial

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Rand Paul says Trump impeachment case is 'DEAD ON ARRIVAL' after 45 senators...

Rand Paul says Trump impeachment case is 'DEAD ON ARRIVAL' after 45 senators support his motion to declare trial unconstitutional

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In first call with Putin as president, Biden presses on Navalny's arrest

In first call with Putin as president, Biden presses on Navalny's arrest

President Joe Biden had his first call with Vladimir Putin on Tuesday, raising concerns about the arrest of opposition figure Alexei Navalny while pressing the Russian leader... Read more ...

DOJ rescinds 'zero tolerance' immigration rule

DOJ rescinds 'zero tolerance' immigration rule

The Justice Department has rescinded a Trump-era memo that established a "zero tolerance" enforcement policy for migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, which... Read more ...

Senate rejects GOP motion to dismiss Trump impeachment trial

Senate rejects GOP motion to dismiss Trump impeachment trial

The Senate has rejected a Republican attempt to dismiss Donald Trump's historic second impeachment trial, a vote that allows the case on “incitement of insurrection” to move... Read more ...

Apple issues new warning: Keep your iPhone at least 6 inches away from your...

Apple issues new warning: Keep your iPhone at least 6 inches away from your pacemaker

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Judge orders video in Robert Kraft massage parlor case to be destroyed

Judge orders video in Robert Kraft massage parlor case to be destroyed

Police say recordings show Robert Kraft paying for sex acts at a Florida spa, but a misdemeanor solicitation charge against the New England Patriots owner was dropped. Read more ...