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Our dad is held unjustly in an Iranian prison. This is his story.

President Biden, please don’t let our dad be forgotten.
  • 1 hour ago

Memorials aren’t enough. Here’s what the West can do right now to protect Alexei Navalny.

The United States and Europe should send a message by sanctioning Russia's leading oligarchs.

France’s latest vote to ban hijabs shows how far it will go to exclude Muslim women

Pretending to save Muslim women from oppression while banning them from activities denies them agency.

A tiny island nation has lessons for the next stage of the pandemic

Precautions have allowed Singaporeans to continue to take part in activities that feel unthinkable — or at least unwise — in the United States.

Raúl Castro retires from office — and escapes accountability

The 89-year-old dictator has blood on his hands but no worries about answering for it.

Sorry, European Super League, but in soccer globalism vs. populism, guess who wins?

Defenders of the league are using essentially the same argument that free-trade advocates make.

Raúl Castro relinquishing power won’t bring change to Cuba anytime soon

In Cuba, the junta was in control before, and will still be in control now.
  • 2 days ago

Now we know what Pompeo’s ‘swagger’ at the State Department was really about

An investigation reveals the secretary of state’s petty tyranny.

To save Alexei Navalny, go after Putin’s enablers

Root out the dirty money of the Kremlin oligarchs

Putin just allowed himself to rule until 2036. Not so fast.

Nothing can justify Putin’s remaining in office after 2024. The West should say so clearly.

What the United States owes its Afghan allies

Those who face Taliban vengeance deserve our protection.
  • 3 days ago

China is intensifying the third phase of its genocide denial

Radio Free Asia reporters such as Gulchehra Hoja and her colleagues have been attacked as liars, criminals, terrorists and persons of “bad morality” by the Chinese Foreign Ministry.

Doug Ford must resign

Over a year into the pandemic, things are worse in Ontario than they have been since it began.

Thanks to covid and corruption, Peru’s voters face a no-win situation

A once-promising democracy is driven to extremes.

China’s crackdown in Hong Kong has reached a new level of viciousness

The originators of one of the world’s most civilized pro-democracy movements will now be tarred as convicted criminals.

How an attempted Canadian concession to China backfired

We can’t tell our citizens to censor themselves because it might offend China.

Biden sanctions Russia — but pulls punches. Putin will not be deterred.

U.S. moderation comes at a moment when Mosow is acting more belligerently than ever.

Erdogan’s insane canal project is set to trigger the biggest fight in Turkish politics

The president seems determined to push ahead despite deepening opposition.

Why the hope for peace is waning in Northern Ireland

The response to the current crisis will show whether Northern Ireland is on the edge of a new beginning or a painfully familiar old precipice.
  • Apr 15
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Erdogan’s insane canal project is set to trigger the biggest fight in Turkish politics

The president seems determined to push ahead despite deepening opposition.
  • 6 days ago

The U.S. and Europe must be ready to stand up to any Russian aggression in Ukraine

Putin must understand there will be severe consequences if there’s further aggression against Ukraine.
  • Apr 13

If Biden wants to counter China, he needs to look to India

India has proven that it can take on China, but it shouldn't do so alone.
  • Apr 6

How Kash Patel rose from obscure Hill staffer to key operative in Trump’s battle with the intelligence community

While other Trump staffers became near-household names, Kashyap P. “Kash” Patel flew largely beneath the radar during the Trump administration.
  • 5 days ago

Justice may finally arrive for photojournalist slain in Libya

Relatives must be allowed to know the fate of their loved ones.
  • Apr 5

How an attempted Canadian concession to China backfired

We can’t tell our citizens to censor themselves because it might offend China.
  • 6 days ago

Now we know what Pompeo’s ‘swagger’ at the State Department was really about

An investigation reveals the secretary of state’s petty tyranny.
  • 2 days ago
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