International

05/04/2016 - 7:00pm

    Prime Minister David Cameron should, if the pollsters and bookmakers are right, win his campaign to keep Britain in the European Union. But if things go wrong between now and the June referendum his biggest challenge will be to persuade the poor, for whom he has done little, that Brexit won't make them better off...

04/17/2016 - 3:00pm

    "I think Islam hates us," Donald Trump said last month on CNN. "There's something there that - there's a tremendous hatred there. We have to get to the bottom of it. There's an unbelievable hatred of us."

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04/16/2016 - 6:00pm

    Last month, CNN released video footage of Brahim Abdeslam and his younger brother Salah dancing in a nightclub alongside a blond woman, with whom Brahim, the report claimed, was flirting. "This was life before ISIS," the voice-over to the report says. "...

04/16/2016 - 11:00am

    Lately, I've noticed an increased number of American politicians suggesting that the Arab Spring was a disaster and that the region needs strongmen to stabilize it. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, famously insisted that the Middle East was safer when Saddam Hussein and...

04/15/2016 - 6:00pm

    It’s  Monday and that means it’s moving day in Agadez, the northern Niger desert crossroad that is the main launching pad for migrants out of West Africa. Fleeing devastated agriculture, overpopulation and unemployment, migrants from a dozen countries...

04/13/2016 - 4:00pm

    The revelations about offshore accounts contained in the so-called Panama Papers are sensational, but they are unlikely to put an end to these tax havens favored by the world's rich and powerful.

    Rather...

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