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Biden Faces an Evolving Middle East

The news that Bahrain’s foreign minister is meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Israel this week highlights the predicament that president elect Joe Biden faces in the Middle East: he wants to restore a U.S. approach to the region that relies on increasingly out-of-date assumptions. For […]

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The UN’s Human Rights Council Grows More Odious

With freedom and democracy in retreat now for more than a decade around the world, the United Nations General Assembly is poised to take a step in coming days that, if anything, will make the problem worse. In a vote scheduled for Tuesday, the General Assembly is […]

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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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