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Iran

It was the blatant subversion of the president’s sole authority to conduct American foreign policy, and the political class received it with fury. It was...
Syria

The West has squandered the last, best opportunity to rid the world of the criminal regime in Syria. Damascus was designated a state sponsor of terrorism...
rodrigo duterte

Earlier this week, my housekeeper, Mary, arrived to work decked out in a bright red T-shirt emblazoned with a photo of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte,...
Monica Lewinsky

Following a punchy 15-minute talk about the ravages of online bullying on Monday, Monica Lewinsky took her place alongside star Israeli news anchor, Yonit Levy,...
Jeremy Corbyn

Can a right-wing American writer help spark a resistance movement inside the U.K. Labour party? Probably not. But these aren’t ordinary times. There is a...
iran

It wasn’t long ago that the president’s supporters justified their commitment to selectively hearing what Trump had to say, dismissing his more intemperate outbursts and...
entitlement crisis

The Mercatus Center at Virginia’s George Mason University has some bad news for progressive Democrats. According to its analysis, Bernie Sanders’s “Medicare for all” proposal...
chemical weapons

Among Donald Trump’s first acts as president was to abandon Barack Obama’s craven and ultimately failed efforts to avoid entanglement in the Syrian civil war....
Andrew Brunson

Andrew Brunson is not free, but at least he’s no longer trapped in a Turkish dungeon. A Turkish court on Wednesday transferred the American evangelical...
iran

It’s no secret that Arab countries like Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates loathe Iran. What’s far more surprising is that Iran seems to...
Montenegro

Newt Gingrich called Donald Trump’s servile performance alongside Vladimir Putin in Helsinki this week the “most serious mistake” of his presidency. Gingrich only had to...
Viktor Orban

The news that Hungary’s prime minister will visit Israel next week has sparked outrage from liberal Jews both in Israel and abroad. Opponents raise two...