Mythologies of Canada as the “promised land” at the end of the Underground Railroad ignore the reality.
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Those Republicans who tolerate the president's excesses can no longer have it both ways.
The Hungarian prime minister knows how to exploit nationalist resentment
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The situation is inhumane and morally indefensible in a country as wealthy as France.
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Ordering the military against civilian protesters has happened before, and it didn't end well.
Withdrawing from the World Health Organization is the wrong tack.
Xi Jinping has jettisoned his predecessor Hu Jintao’s prescription that China hide its strength, bide its time and never take the lead.
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A historic Supreme Court decision paves the way for a measure of justice.
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Afghanistan is not a quagmire. It is a vital platform for keeping terrorism in check.
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It's time for the Trump administration to stop pressuring South Korea and move on.
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The principles of necessity and proportionality should always guide police use of force.
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Press freedom in the world's most populous democracy is deteriorating drastically.
It would be a grave mistake to throw caution to the wind.
America, a former British colony, is descending into a spiral of disease and increasing ethnic violence.
Trump's "maximum pressure" campaign makes third-rate adversaries look more important than they are.
People who live in long-term or end-of-life care have not been a priority of successive governments.
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The tighter the grip of Chinese officials, the more they act like their colonial oppressors.
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We pushed for the peaceful collapse of the Soviet Union and apartheid South Africa. Why not theocratic Iran?
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Mr. Trump withdraws from another arms control treaty.
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Global Opinions Writers
When one man’s will replaces all institutional policy-making, inevitably there are mistakes.
  • Mar 31
The United States has left behind any ambition of global leadership and any function as a global inspiration.
  • May 19
If the current numbers hold, the lockdown would have been effective and the one-size-fits-all approach will have to be reassessed.
  • Apr 23
The military is a precious asset that can’t be squandered in a misguided effort to “dominate” public protest.
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Press freedom in the world's most populous democracy is deteriorating drastically.
  • 3 days ago
This is Washington’s chance to drive home the point.
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