International

02/16/2017 - 7:00pm

    Less than three weeks into the administration of President Donald Trump, resistance from inside the U.S. government is growing. About a thousand State Department employees have signed an unusual "dissent cable" expressing their opposition to the president's executive order placing a temporary ban on immigrants and refugees from seven...

02/07/2017 - 4:00pm

    Donald Trump's election was propelled by a wave of anti-globalization anger that is sweeping the United States and other Western advanced economies. Trump has echoed that anger in his rhetoric. In his inaugural address, he lamented that America has "made other countries rich, while the wealth,...

02/07/2017 - 3:00pm

    It's just over a week after Donald Trump's inauguration, and his administration has already indicated that it is preparing for global economic war. The currency war the White House has in mind is clearly aimed not just against China - which has long been suspected of "cheating" in...

02/06/2017 - 4:00pm

    Last week, Frank-Walter Steinmeier made his last visit to Paris as Germany's foreign minister (he is about to become president) in order to issue a plea to the French people: "Please do not surrender to the siren song of populism." His meaning was plain: Do not elect Marine Le Pen, leader...

02/06/2017 - 12:00pm

    Rex Tillerson's confirmation hearing for secretary of state on Jan. 11 was -- as anticipated -- saturated with hard-hitting questions about climate change and his cozy relationship with Russia's oligarchy. But several senators also raised incisive questions about ExxonMobil's role in my...

02/06/2017 - 9:00am

    Whenever an extremist in the Muslim world does something crazy, people demand that moderate Muslims step forward to condemn the extremism. So let’s take our own advice: We Americans should now condemn our own extremist.

    In that spirit, I...

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