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Ishaan Tharoor writes about foreign affairs for The Washington Post. He previously was a senior editor and correspondent at Time magazine, based first in Hong Kong and later in New York.
Trump is walking a seemingly contradictory line on the Middle East, empowering a foe willing to test his resolve.
Lawmakers in Congress see Hong Kong's protesters at the heart of a global battle between democracy and dictatorship.
If the Israeli prime minister returns to power and follows through on his promises, he may confirm a dark reality of the Israeli state.
The drone strikes, linked to Iran, lessen the chances of a meeting between American and Iranian leaders next week.
While Washington fixates on its palace dramas, Afghanistan is on a knife-edge.
A tenure that lasted barely a year and a half ended not because of Bolton’s enemies outside the administration, but those within.
The deal would create a $3.4 trillion economic zone of some 1.3 billion people. But critics say it will only benefit the continent's already prosperous countries.
Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo also cancelled his participation in the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting on Africa, which is taking place in Cape Town this week.
The smoldering divisions within Britain over the tangled path forward make Johnson's sidelining of its elected officials all the more alarming.
The Trump administration will struggle to isolate Iran — and, in the process, may find itself isolated.