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04/16/2015 - 5:59pm

    Last fall, President Barack Obama slapped back at critics by citing what he called a foreign-policy success: Yemen.

    Oops. Yemen is now collapsing into civil war, with gains, so far, for both al-Qaida and Iran.

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04/16/2015 - 4:44pm

    In September 1996, I visited Iran. One of my most enduring memories of that trip was that in my hotel lobby there was a sign above the door proclaiming "Down With USA." But it wasn't a banner or graffiti. It was tiled and plastered into the...

04/08/2015 - 11:38pm

    The deal tentatively struck with Iran to divert its path to a nuclear weapon will affect American domestic as well as foreign policy in determining President Obama's legacy, as he winds down his White House occupancy.

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04/08/2015 - 11:36pm

    The CIA's drone base in the rippled surface of the Saudi Arabian desert has undergone major renovations over the past few years. Satellite imagery shows dozens of additions that appear to include living quarters, a new clamshell hangar for hiding...

04/08/2015 - 11:05pm

    To prove that Americans can be every bit as crazy as Iranians, I took my daughter along on my last trip to Iran, in 2012, for a road trip across the country.

    Iranians were stunned to see a 14-...

04/08/2015 - 10:30pm

    I've been in China for the last week. It's always instructive to see how the world looks from the Middle Kingdom. Sometimes the best insights come from just reading the local papers.

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