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...

02/05/2017 - 4:00pm

    If you want to get a sense of the cruel stupidity of President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration and refugees, look no further than Vian Dakhil. She is a Yazidi lawmaker who became famous for her 2014 speech to Iraq's parliament as her people faced genocide. "Mr. Speaker,"...

02/03/2017 - 8:00pm

    Though he campaigned with the urgent goal of defeating the Islamic State and reasserting American greatness, President Donald Trump has embarked on a policy that could in fact lead to the loss of U.S. influence in Iraq and the worsening of the Sunni-Shiite divide there.

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02/03/2017 - 2:00pm

    On Thursday night, I looked at the news while visiting my family here and realized I had a problem. President Donald Trump would be signing executive orders the next day. One of them would ban me from returning to my home in Greenville, S.C., and it did cause federal agents to block me from my flight...

02/02/2017 - 2:00pm

    The Mexican government has been courteous toward Donald Trump, as both a candidate and now U.S. president. Indeed, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has paid a high political cost at home for his being open to working constructively with President Trump. But Peña Nieto has done the...

01/31/2017 - 8:00pm

    Everybody else was talking about economics. But all through the Brexit referendum campaign and in the months after the vote, I worried about British geopolitics. I worried about Britain's alliances. I worried that the protracted divorce negotiations between Britain and its closest economic and...

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