International

09/26/2016 - 2:00pm

    The world is a mess, with billions of people locked in inescapable cycles of war, famine and poverty, with more children than ever perishing from hunger, disease and violence.

    That’s about the only thing Americans agree on; we’re polarized about all else. But several polls have found...

09/20/2016 - 8:00pm

    North Korea's accelerating nuclear and missile programs, including its recent nuclear test, pose a grave and expanding threat to security, stability and peace in Asia and the rest of the world. This threat affects close U.S. allies - South Korea and Japan - and U.S. personnel and facilities in the...

09/20/2016 - 9:00am

    During the past two years, a sense of gloom has taken over my country, as pride in Israel's accomplishments and self-confidence grounded in reality have given way to fear-mongering, victimhood and internal quarrels.

    Prime Minister Benjamin...

09/19/2016 - 7:00pm

    Perhaps the most famous piece of stage direction in Western literature occurs in the third act of Shakespeare's "Winter's Tale": "Exit, pursued by a bear." There's plenty of reason to think that being pursued by a bear, the most iconic image of Russia in international...

09/19/2016 - 3:00pm

    David Cameron's political career arguably came to an end this week because of Britain's longest-running policy debate. Not over leaving Europe, but over education.

    When he resigned as prime minister after the Brexit referendum in June,...

09/18/2016 - 2:00pm

    One evening in June, I found myself on the roof of a bombed-out hospital in Aleppo. It was pitch black because the city's east side is without electricity. My colleagues and I watched jets fly by, dropping bombs on the outskirts of the besieged region. Exploding rockets could be heard throughout the...

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