International

01/30/2015 - 12:21am

    Alexis Tsipras, leader of the left-wing Syriza coalition, is about to become prime minister of Greece. He will be the first European leader elected on an explicit promise to challenge the austerity policies that have prevailed since 2010. And there will, of course, be many people warning him to abandon...

01/23/2015 - 3:44am

    President Obama has an opportunity for a quick recovery from his Paris no-show gaffe. He can and should move swiftly to ask Congress for new authorization to use the military force he's already initiated against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria....

01/23/2015 - 3:44am

    Why should the world care about Nigeria more than its own president does?

    That sounds harsh, but it expresses a painful truth. Muslim terrorists killed 17 people in Paris earlier this month after...

01/23/2015 - 3:43am

    I would have thought the French had a better sense of irony.

    One day they are marching in defiant support of offensive speech. The next they are threatening to prosecute people for it.

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01/23/2015 - 3:31am

    Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser was right to speak out on the terrorist attacks in Paris. Washington and Paris have been sister cities since 2000. Those heinous acts against freedom of speech, Bowser noted, only strengthen the bond between the two capitals...

01/23/2015 - 3:05am

    Ah, Switzerland, famed for cuckoo clocks and sound money. Other nations may experiment with radical economic policies, but with the Swiss you don't get surprises.

    Until you do. On Thursday...

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