International

02/26/2015 - 5:25pm

    Let me see if I have this straight.

    The Islamic State, or ISIS, or ISIL, is a militant Sunni Muslim group waging war against the Shiite-dominated government in Iraq.

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02/26/2015 - 5:07pm

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is giving chutzpah a bad name.

    Over the past several weeks, Netanyahu has aligned himself and his cause with the Republican...

02/26/2015 - 4:50pm

    Last weekend's shootings in Copenhagen are a test for Denmark. It's tempting to argue that Denmark's soft approach to dealing with radical Muslims has been found wanting. In truth, it's the country's conflicted...

02/26/2015 - 4:50pm

    Every month now we get treated to another anti-Semitic blast from Turkey's leadership, which seems to be running some kind of slur-of-the-month club. Who knew that Jews all over the world were busy trying to take down President...

02/19/2015 - 9:47pm

    Try to talk about the policies we need in a depressed world economy, and someone is sure to counter with the specter of Weimar Germany, supposedly an object lesson in the dangers of budget deficits and monetary expansion. But the history of Germany after...

02/19/2015 - 9:45pm

    Who would have thought there could be an uplifting story from Syria?

    Yet side by side with the worst of humanity, you often see the best. In Syria, that's a group of volunteers called the...

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