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What's happening to Zainab al-Khawaja and other members of her family reflects a broader crackdown on dissent in the country.

Russian President Vladimir Putin landed in Egypt on Monday, calling on fellow strongman and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sissi

Once a proponent of sending in specialized troops to help the Iraqi army battle the Islamic State, the senator, after meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, said ground troops are “not what they [the Iraqis] need.”

He presides over a one-party state that silences its critics ruthlessly. But China’s President Xi Jinping is not only wildly popular in his own country, he could be the most popular world leader globally, a new survey shows.

The ‘Special Relationship’ had been in doubt. The Russian threat has changed that.

The big one was the Iran nuclear deal. The rest were, well, modest.

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  • Jan 29, 2014
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What the "Daily Show" host gets right and wrong about the sanctions bill.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Iran
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  • Jan 16, 2014
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Gates says Joe Biden has been "wrong on nearly every major foreign policy and national security issue over the past four decades."

  • Max Fisher
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  • Jan 7, 2014
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The administration squeaked by with a solid C average.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Dec 31, 2013
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The 72-year-old senator has relatively little obvious China experience.

  • Max Fisher
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  • China
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  • Dec 18, 2013
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