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Postmodern America Didn't Deserve Jimmy Carter

POSTMODERN AMERICA DIDN'T DESERVE JIMMY CARTER

A new biography paints a portrait of a president who made vast progress on policy-and failed at smoke-and-mirrors PR.

Comrades of the Ring

COMRADES OF THE RING

How Soviet artists evaded censors to create their own visions of Tolkien.

 
 
 
As Taliban Expand Control, Concerns About Forced Marriage and Sex Slavery Rise

AS TALIBAN EXPAND CONTROL, CONCERNS ABOUT FORCED MARRIAGE AND SEX SLAVERY RISE

In some Afghan towns, women are fleeing ahead of insurgent takeovers.

Modi Rejected an Indian Hero

MODI REJECTED AN INDIAN HERO

Danish Siddiqui's death should have been a moment of national unity. The prime minister made it the opposite.

 
 
 
Vaccines Are Japan's New Tool to Counter China

VACCINES ARE JAPAN'S NEW TOOL TO COUNTER CHINA

Despite its worsening pandemic, Tokyo's vaccine diplomacy has gained traction.

Why Is Everyone Going to Iceland?

WHY IS EVERYONE GOING TO ICELAND?

How Reykjavik successfully managed the pandemic and brought tourism back.

 
 
 
Will Biden and al-Kadhimi Only Produce Platitudes on Iraq?

WILL BIDEN AND AL-KADHIMI ONLY PRODUCE PLATITUDES ON IRAQ?

At the White House on Monday, the Iraqi leader needs a guarantee that Biden won't use Iraq's independence as a pawn in negotiations...

Biden at Six Months: How Successful Is His Foreign Policy?

BIDEN AT SIX MONTHS: HOW SUCCESSFUL IS HIS FOREIGN POLICY?

Foreign Policy asked nine global experts for their takes on the administration's agenda.

 
 
 
The Long and Infuriating History of Bad Olympic Bosses

THE LONG AND INFURIATING HISTORY OF BAD OLYMPIC BOSSES

Thomas Bach has joined a long line of IOC chiefs who have been hated by everyone associated with the Games.

Bolsonaro's Teflon Wears Off

BOLSONARO'S TEFLON WEARS OFF

The unpopular Brazilian president suggests he could challenge the results of next year's election.

 
 
 
Cracks Are Growing in the Erdogan Regime

CRACKS ARE GROWING IN THE ERDOGAN REGIME

Turkey is more politically unstable today than at any other point in recent years.

China's Floods Have Long Term Consequences

CHINA'S FLOODS HAVE LONG TERM CONSEQUENCES

Historic flooding in China's Henan province could disrupt already rattled global supply chains.

 
 
 
The U.S.-China Data Fight Is Only Getting Started

THE U.S.-CHINA DATA FIGHT IS ONLY GETTING STARTED

Beijing is looking to build a unified legal and security system.

Ted Cruz, Nominee-Obstructer-in-Chief

TED CRUZ, NOMINEE-OBSTRUCTER-IN-CHIEF

The Texas senator is holding up dozens of diplomatic appointments over Biden's policy on a Russian gas pipeline.

 
 
 
Time to End the U.S. Justice Department's China Initiative

TIME TO END THE U.S. JUSTICE DEPARTMENT'S CHINA INITIATIVE

A misguided effort at countering espionage needs a serious rethink.

A ‘Life and Death Fight' Against the Taliban in Central Afghanistan

A ‘LIFE AND DEATH FIGHT' AGAINST THE TALIBAN IN CENTRAL AFGHANISTAN

Bamiyan, home to the Taliban-wrecked Buddhas, might be the start of Afghanistan's pushback against the insurgents.

 
 
 
Get Ready for a Spike in Global Unrest

GET READY FOR A SPIKE IN GLOBAL UNREST

COVID-19 threatens to accelerate longer-term rebellion, violence, and political upheaval.

To Win Friends and Influence People, America Should Learn From the CCP

TO WIN FRIENDS AND INFLUENCE PEOPLE, AMERICA SHOULD LEARN FROM THE CCP

Beijing's development projects are flashy, fast, and relevant. Why aren't Washington's?

 
 
 
Ethiopia's Problems Stem From Internal Colonialism

ETHIOPIA'S PROBLEMS STEM FROM INTERNAL COLONIALISM

Robert Kaplan's selective reading of history bolsters proponents of a centralized state while ignoring the legitimacy of federalists'...

Biden to Tap Career Diplomat to Senior State Department Management Post

BIDEN TO TAP CAREER DIPLOMAT TO SENIOR STATE DEPARTMENT MANAGEMENT POST

John Bass has served in some of the most difficult diplomatic assignments abroad, including Turkey and Afghanistan.

 
 
 



FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

A bicyclist is dead after being hit from behind by a car in Oviedo Saturday morning. Read more ...

Silver Alert declared for missing 82-year-old Indiana man

Silver Alert declared for missing 82-year-old Indiana man

The Huntingburg Police Department is investigating the disappearance of Raymond Underwood, an 82-year-old white male, 5 feet 11 inches tall, 185 pounds, gray hair with brown... Read more ...

DOC says Linn County inmate escaped work release

DOC says Linn County inmate escaped work release

Anyone with information about Leo Alan Ray's locations should call police. Read more ...

What's the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

What's the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

Stay hydrated and stay in cool areas. Read more ...

Catherine Oxenberg feared daughter had suicide pact with NXIVM sex cult

Catherine Oxenberg feared daughter had suicide pact with NXIVM sex cult

"Dynasty" actress Catherine Oxenberg reveals how she wrested her daughter India away from the clutches of Keith Raniere's sex slave group NXIVM. Read more ...

Biden spending over $2B to halt border wall construction amid migrant crisis

Biden spending over $2B to halt border wall construction amid migrant crisis

A GOP report issued found that at least 20 percent of the $10 billion received by the Pentagon for border wall construction has been spent on guarding construction sides and... Read more ...

Conservative talk show host Larry Elder leads in crowded California guv...

Conservative talk show host Larry Elder leads in crowded California guv recall race

Larry Elder polled at 16 percent while Caitlyn Jenner has 4 percent of backers. While Gov. Gavin Newsom still has 48 percent of support, 43 percent of people polled said they'd... Read more ...

At march for slain National Guard member, family cries out for justice

The family of slain 19-year-old Chrys Carvajal took to the streets Saturday, chanting and asking the community to come forward with tips on who fatally shot the National Guard... Read more ...

No bail for man accused of killing witness in a murder case

A West Humboldt Park man accused of killing a witness set to testify in a murder case was denied bail during a hearing broadcast on You Tube /on/ Saturday. Read more ...

Baltimore firefighter undergoes surgery after falling through floor, union says

The cause of the Penn North fire is under investigation, the fire department said. Read more ...