U.S. Needs a Broad Response to China-Iran Moves

A new China-Iran economic and military agreement and this fall’s expiration of the global arms embargo on Iran could dramatically upend international relations by expanding China’s global reach, empowering Iran to threaten America’s regional allies, undercutting U.S. efforts to pressure both nations and further destabilizing the Middle […]

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Trashing Leaders at Home Weakens America Abroad | Opinion

Many historians rank Woodrow Wilson “among the nation’s greatest leaders,” the trustees of Princeton University—where Wilson was president before becoming New Jersey’s governor and America’s president—wrote the other day, “and credit him with visionary ideas that shaped the world for the better.” Indeed, Wilson’s “14 Points” for […]

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While America Promotes Freedom and Human Rights Abroad, We Must Uphold Those Values at Home

Iran is hosting an “I Can’t Breathe” international cartoon exhibition, with seventy-two pieces from twenty-seven countries, mocking America for its racial unrest and portraying its leaders and police as Nazis and Klan members. In China, officials are blasting America for its racism while the People’s Daily, the […]

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Trump’s WHO withdrawal too hasty by half

The World Health Organization, the United Nations agency that has served as the planet’s premier global health organization since 1948, has undeniably kowtowed to China too much of late. In response to a Dec. 31 inquiry from Taiwan about people suffering from a strange, pneumonia-like illness in […]

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Saudi TV series speaks volumes about regional dynamics

During the holy month of Ramadan, now underway, when TV viewership among Muslims traditionally skyrockets, Saudi Arabia’s MBC network is airing a series about Jewish families in a fictional Arab country in the late 1940s — a series that speaks volumes about what’s changing, and what isn’t, […]

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