Prison or pardon: a former prosecutor explains Manafort’s risky legal strategy

President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort is being tried this week in a Virginia court for bank and tax fraud. The charges...

India may soon strip millions of immigrants of their citizenship

India just took steps to strip four million people of their citizenship, the majority of whom are Muslim. Immigrants now fear deportation and are...

Trump adds more Russians who interfered in the 2016 election to...

President Donald Trump has expanded a US sanctions list of Russians that interfered in the 2016 presidential election — one of his toughest moves...

US intelligence says North Korea is building new missiles

US intelligence agencies say North Korea is making new missiles, another sign that leader Kim Jong Un is uninterested in dismantling its nuclear program...

How fascism works

“Fascism” is a word that gets tossed around pretty loosely these days, usually as an epithet to discredit someone else’s politics. One consequence is that...

Israel’s hugely controversial “nation-state” law, explained

JERUSALEM — Israel passed a controversial new “nation-state law” last week that’s sparking both celebration and fierce debate over the very nature of Israel...

How Trump undermines the best part of his foreign policy

When President Donald Trump said he’d meet Iranian leadership with “no preconditions” on Monday, he once again defied conventional US foreign policy. This time,...

“Definitely not”: Iran’s foreign ministry rejects the possibility of a meeting...

Iran’s leaders are quite uninterested in sitting down for a chat with the American president anytime soon, it seems. Just a week after threatening Iran...

New UN report documents evidence of mass atrocities in Myanmar against...

The Myanmarese military would often attack Rohingya villages in the early hours of the morning, in an attempt to “instill immediate terror.” Residents would...

Trump’s China strategy is the most radical in decades — and...

President Donald Trump is leading one of the most radical changes in America’s stance toward China in decades. Where past presidents engaged Beijing in good...

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