In several dozen conversations, I heard the same basic answer that Lee gave: “How will it end? I don’t know.”
This is one of those moments that presidents face when there is no good option, only a range of bad options.
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Trump may not care about human rights, but Congress knows its in our national security interest
His decisions and pronouncements on Iran leave him virtually isolated in responding to the escalating crisis.
We ought to resist overwrought lamentations about Canada’s electoral democracy.
We Rohingya are not alone.
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The proposition that Israelis and Palestinians will be condemned to live in one state forever would likely become inescapable.
The country’s Communist rulers cannot behave with barbarity and then expect the world’s admiration.
A solution to their humanitarian crisis is nowhere in sight.
Perhaps the city’s desperate situation has given the world a clearer picture of China’s true intentions.
The president's assault on the Universal Postal Union could have unwanted side effects
The Law and Justice party is following the classic authoritarian playbook.
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The idea that May’s antics are somehow ideologically unaligned insults anyone with eyes.
And it’s not just political protests that are on the rise across Russia.
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With luck, it’s a scenario that will remain confined to the nightmares of reality-scarred Venezuelans.
The French president has returned to the world stage at a critical moment.
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The rise of nationalism around the globe may be reflected in the outcome of Israeli elections on Tuesday.
Now is the time to send a clear message of deterrence to China.
The capital has rejected the party of the Russian president. It's just a matter of time before the rest of the country follows.
  • 5 days ago
For Xi Jinping, the most important thing is his party’s unchallenged supremacy.
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Trump’s behavior is reshaping the relationship between business and government.
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Turkish society is still pushing back against the country's authoritarian trend.
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Canceling visits now seems to be what remains of Arctic policy for the United States.
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Opposing narratives leave out Kashmir's fraught political history.
  • Sep 9
In several dozen conversations, I heard the same basic answer that Lee gave: “How will it end? I don’t know.”
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Trump may not care about human rights, but Congress knows its in our national security interest
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His decisions and pronouncements on Iran leave him virtually isolated in responding to the escalating crisis.
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