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Texas Gets Ready to Say ‘Howdy, Modi!'

TEXAS GETS READY TO SAY ‘HOWDY, MODI!'

Trump will join the Indian prime minister as he addresses a crowd of 50,000 people. Despite some of their similarities, the two leaders...

Coming Sept. 23: And Now the Hard Part

COMING SEPT. 23: AND NOW THE HARD PART

Foreign Policy and the Brookings Institution are teaming up for a new podcast focused on practical solutions to the biggest challenges...

 
 
 
This Is the Moment That Decides the Future of the Middle East

THIS IS THE MOMENT THAT DECIDES THE FUTURE OF THE MIDDLE EAST

If the United States is done fighting for Saudi Arabia's oil, it's done fighting for the entire region.

Israel Votes-Again

ISRAEL VOTES-AGAIN

Plus: Britain's highest court holds a big hearing, how the U.S. might respond to the attacks on Saudi oil infrastructure, and the other...

 
 
 
What You Need to Know About the Attacks on Saudi Oil Facilities

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE ATTACKS ON SAUDI OIL FACILITIES

So far, attacks attributed to Iran haven't resulted in a military confrontation with the United States.

Russia and China Are Trying to Set the U.N.'s Rules on Cybercrime

RUSSIA AND CHINA ARE TRYING TO SET THE U.N.'S RULES ON CYBERCRIME

At the United Nations General Assembly, the United States must push back against their agenda.

 
 
 
Former 5th Fleet Commander: Iran Attacks on Saudi Oil a ‘Significant Escalation'

FORMER 5TH FLEET COMMANDER: IRAN ATTACKS ON SAUDI OIL A ‘SIGNIFICANT ESCALATION'

Retired Vice Adm. John Miller says the United States and Saudi Arabia should ratchet up the war in Yemen to hit back at Iran.

The Great Anti-China Tech Alliance

THE GREAT ANTI-CHINA TECH ALLIANCE

The United States and Europe will regret letting Beijing win the race to govern digital technology.

 
 
 
Beijing's South China Sea Aggression Is a Warning to Taiwan

BEIJING'S SOUTH CHINA SEA AGGRESSION IS A WARNING TO TAIWAN

China's salami-slicing tactics can be countered-if Taipei stays smart.

Trump Says U.S. ‘Locked and Loaded' for Military Action

TRUMP SAYS U.S. ‘LOCKED AND LOADED' FOR MILITARY ACTION

The administration is building a case that Tehran is to blame for a series of strikes on Saudi oil infrastructure.

 
 
 
How an Aerial Barrage Cut Saudi Oil Production in Half

HOW AN AERIAL BARRAGE CUT SAUDI OIL PRODUCTION IN HALF

Tensions in the region spike as U.S. blames Iran.

Last Time a Jewish State Annexed Its Neighbors, It Disappeared for 2,000 Years

LAST TIME A JEWISH STATE ANNEXED ITS NEIGHBORS, IT DISAPPEARED FOR 2,000 YEARS

Benjamin Netanyahu scores political points by promising to annex the West Bank. If he does, Israel will begin a long transformative...

 
 
 
Keeping Refugees Out Makes the United States Less Safe

KEEPING REFUGEES OUT MAKES THE UNITED STATES LESS SAFE

Instead, Washington should focus on helping end conflicts around the world.

Bolton Walks Away From the National Security Council's Corpse

BOLTON WALKS AWAY FROM THE NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL'S CORPSE

But his fingerprints aren't the only ones on the murder weapon.

 
 
 
The Revolving Door of Trump's Apprentices

THE REVOLVING DOOR OF TRUMP'S APPRENTICES

Who got the ax-and who resigned in the nick of time.

What Bolton's Departure Means for Israel

WHAT BOLTON'S DEPARTURE MEANS FOR ISRAEL

Some Israelis are worried it will leave them alone to confront Iran in the region.

 
 
 
Getting to ‘Yes' Has Just Gotten a Lot Harder in Afghanistan

GETTING TO ‘YES' HAS JUST GOTTEN A LOT HARDER IN AFGHANISTAN

An abrupt end to a possible deal with the Taliban sticks the United States deeper in the quagmire.

Chinese Propaganda Paints Hong Kong as a Spoiled Brat

CHINESE PROPAGANDA PAINTS HONG KONG AS A SPOILED BRAT

The mainland's new nationalism comes with a heavy dose of old patriarchy.

 
 
 
Protecting Women Will Make You Money

PROTECTING WOMEN WILL MAKE YOU MONEY

Big investors are starting to use a new metric to assess financial risk: rates of gender-based violence.

Security Brief Plus: Trump Eyes Pompeo for Bolton's Job

SECURITY BRIEF PLUS: TRUMP EYES POMPEO FOR BOLTON'S JOB

A new national security advisor could allow progress on a number of diplomatic fronts.

 
 
 



Authorities: MLB pitcher, St. Cloud resident charged with solicitation of child

Authorities: MLB pitcher, St. Cloud resident charged with solicitation of child

Pirates pitcher Felipe Vazquez was taken into custody in Pittsburgh on a felony warrant out of Florida, authorities say. Read more ...

Daniel Jones named Giants starter: Three stats that define Eli Manning's legacy

Daniel Jones named Giants starter: Three stats that define Eli Manning's legacy

Eli Manning won two Super Bowls with the Giants and any discussion about him has to start there. Read more ...

Legendary journalist Cokie Roberts dies at age 75

Legendary journalist Cokie Roberts dies at age 75

The 75-year-old died from complications of breast cancer, her family said in a statement. Read more ...

General Mills recalls Gold Medal flour for possible E. coli contamination

General Mills recalls Gold Medal flour for possible E. coli contamination

This strain of E. coli usually sickens people within three to four days of exposure. Read more ...

This swim just broke a world record

This swim just broke a world record

Sarah Thomas, a breast cancer survivor, has broken a world-record by swimming the English Channel four times non-stop, in just over 54 hours. Read more ...

'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek reveals setback in cancer battle

'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek reveals setback in cancer battle

"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek said Tuesday that he is undergoing another round of chemotherapy. Read more ...

This man's sign asking for beer money was wildly successful - now he's...

This man's sign asking for beer money was wildly successful - now he's donating $6,000 to charity

The 23-year-old could've bought enough beer to last a lifetime, but instead, decided to do something to give back. Read more ...

Cornell will start giving full scholarships to medical students who qualify...

Cornell will start giving full scholarships to medical students who qualify for financial aid

More than half of the program's medical students received need-based scholarships to cover the cost of attendance, which is about $90,000 per year. Read more ...

Police: Homeowner shot, killed 3 masked teens as they attempted to rob him...

Police: Homeowner shot, killed 3 masked teens as they attempted to rob him at his home

The three victims included one 15-year-old and two 16-year-olds. Read more ...

10-year-old girl who contracted a brain-eating amoeba while swimming has died

10-year-old girl who contracted a brain-eating amoeba while swimming has died

"Lily was an incredible person and friend to all." Read more ...