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trump

Anyone still hoping for something that will deliver them from the torments of the Trump era must have been disappointed on Wednesday. The preliminary findings...
Russia

The American public and their president are focused on the accelerating nuclear crisis on the Korean peninsula, and with good reason. Yet while the United...
samantha power

People who served in the Obama administration are raiding the repositories of Holocaust memory, seeking Syrian absolution. Earlier this month came a Holocaust Museum computational “study”...
israel

In the months after 9/11, George W. Bush warned Americans to prepare for a long twilight conflict. The 16th anniversary of the attacks provides grim...
Syria

On Wednesday, United Nations war-crimes investigators indicted Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad and his government for complicity in the commission of gross crimes against humanity, including...
ISIS

Perhaps the best book I ever read was Natan Sharansky’s Fear No Evil, a memoir of his time in Soviet custody and an explanation of...
Syria

Last week, I wrote about one of the troublesome byproducts of the Trump-Putin summit in Hamburg: a ceasefire in southwestern Syria that Israel worries will...
trump

Until now, the notion that Donald Trump was providing Russia and Vladimir Putin with concessions at the expense of U.S. interests was poorly supported. That...
syria

Eric Edelman--a former undersecretary of defense in the Bush administration, an aide to Vice President Cheney, and one of the most respected foreign policy hands...
Russia

Fox News Channel host Tucker Carlson asked a question on Tuesday night that merits thorough examination and an honest response. The one he received from...
ISIS

On Sunday, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi traveled to Mosul to claim victory in the battle against ISIS. A few ISIS die-hards remain holed up...
syria

With all of Washington consumed by the effort to craft and pass health-care legislation, the Trump White House appeared to catch the country’s political establishment...