International

02/16/2017 - 7:00pm

    Less than three weeks into the administration of President Donald Trump, resistance from inside the U.S. government is growing. About a thousand State Department employees have signed an unusual "dissent cable" expressing their opposition to the president's executive order placing a temporary ban on immigrants and refugees from seven...

02/15/2017 - 10:00am

    The issue of what Britain does or doesn't owe the European Union risks becoming a landmine in the Brexit negotiations. Britain should pay what it legitimately owes for EU services it signed up to. Divorce is never cheap. But by seeking to maximize payment, and by making payment a precondition for...

02/14/2017 - 6:00pm

    A winter evening in Stockholm, lights glinting in the harbor, snow falling outside. "And what about us," I am asked, "up here in the North? What happens to us?" My Swedish companions are journalists, analysts and civil servants, people who care about their country's national...

02/13/2017 - 9:00am

    One emerging theme of the Trump administration's foreign policy so far has been destabilization and surprise. President Donald Trump has used phone calls and tweets to shake up previously rock-solid relationships like those with Australia and Mexico. Traditional allies in Europe and Asia are worried...

02/13/2017 - 8:00am

    During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump accused Barack Obama of treating America's adversaries "with tender love and care" while our allies were "snubbed and criticized by an administration that lacks moral clarity."

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02/08/2017 - 3:00pm

    President Donald Trump’s harsh travel ban reflects a global pattern: All around the world, countries are slamming the doors shut.

    One great exception: Canada. It may now be the finest example of the values of the Statue of Liberty.

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