International

12/04/2016 - 7:00pm

    One of the most brutal dictators in modern history has just died. Oddly enough, some will mourn his passing, and many an obituary will praise him. Millions of Cubans who have been waiting impatiently for this moment for more than half a century will simply ponder his crimes and recall the pain and suffering he caused.

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11/01/2016 - 5:00pm

    In 2014, it would have been difficult to overstate the anxiety and confusion in the Middle East, as Islamic militants hordes swept through Iraq and Syria.

    Across the region, people were asking: Where did the Islamic State come from, and where would...

10/31/2016 - 11:00am

    The U.S. presidential election has made "Russian hackers" a powerful brand. There is, however, another that surpasses it: Ukrainian hackers. And the story of their most recent hack contains valuable lessons for U.S. politicians, particularly Hillary Clinton and the Democrats.

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10/27/2016 - 8:00pm

    The calls come to Khaleel's phone every day, dozens every week: Women and girls, held captive by the Islamic State, beg us to rescue them.

    Like us, they are Yazidis. And in the wickedest of...

10/26/2016 - 3:00pm

    There weren't any bombs today, or the day before. That's good, because it means you can leave your apartment, see your friends, try to pretend life is normal. Still, you don't know when the attacks will resume or how much worse they'll be when they do.

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10/26/2016 - 11:00am

    This is a column about high geopolitics: the United States, China, the Philippines, the fate of the American order in the Pacific. But the great forces that move history often have their origins at a much lower level. And some of them were visible last week on a cellphone in Manila.

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