International

08/25/2016 - 8:00pm

    Overfishing and pollution have so depleted China's own fishery resources that in some places -- including the East China Sea -- there are virtually "no fish" left, according to reports in Chinese state media last week.

    That's a frightening...

08/19/2016 - 6:00pm

    For those responsible for U.S. foreign policy, explaining and defending it is often one of the most challenging aspects of government. The ideal goal in selling the policy is always to be intellectually honest, respectful, and responsive while making sure not to wander...

08/19/2016 - 9:00am

    Through the first week of the Rio Games, it's been moving to see so much of what's lately been generating anxieties at home contribute so powerfully to U.S. preeminence on the international stage. If race, gender, immigration and even our definitions of success...

08/18/2016 - 4:00pm

    In the next few months, a mixed force of Iraqi Arab and Kurdish security forces - including various Sunni and perhaps some Shiite militia elements - will enter Mosul, clear the city of Islamic State extremists and then work to bring governance, stability and reconstruction to one of Iraq's...

08/18/2016 - 8:00am

    Ever since I saw a photograph of an Egyptian and a German beach volleyball player confronting each other at the net in Rio, I have been unable to get the image out of my head. Doaa Elghobashy, 19, wears a hijab, long sleeves and black leggings to her ankles. Kira...

08/17/2016 - 7:00pm

    The latest victim in the presidential race's assault on truth - to say nothing of nuance - came last week in the flurry of accusations surrounding the United States'payment of $400 million to Iran. Donald Trump called it ransom, and Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Arkansas...

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