International

07/31/2015 - 8:24pm

    At the core of any conflict lies invisibility. The enemy cannot be seen, at least not if seeing betokens the start of understanding. The other is there, a menacing and ineffaceable presence, but is invisible in his or her human dimensions.

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07/31/2015 - 8:08pm

    One gauge of the famine looming in South Sudan is that people are simply collapsing from hunger.

    As I was driving into this city, a woman was lying inert on the road. She was Nyanjok Garang, and...

07/31/2015 - 7:48pm

    Right now, it's beginning to look as if President Obama will end up deserving the Nobel Peace Prize he was so prematurely awarded in 2009.

    Perhaps you recall how, during the 2008 Democratic...

07/31/2015 - 7:37pm

    What a relief. In exchange for Iran taking steps to guarantee that it can’t build nuclear weapons, the sanctions that have choked off its access to world markets will end without a single shot.

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07/31/2015 - 7:27pm

    From the minute Iran detected that the U.S. was unwilling to use its overwhelming military force to curtail Tehran’s nuclear program — and that dates back to the George W. Bush administration, which would neither accept Iran’s right to a...

07/31/2015 - 7:27pm

    In defense of the Iran deal, President Barack Obama and some of his supporters have suddenly become partisans of Ronald Reagan. "Where I completely admire him," the president told Thomas Friedman, "was his recognition that if you were able to...

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