Foreign Policy

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Kenneth Bae’s family thanks God for his freedom

By Lynde Langdon & Leigh Jones
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North Korea | UPDATE: Shortly after Kenneth Bae stepped off the plane that brought him from North Korea back to freedom in the United States, his family gathered around…

Iran nuclear talks like bargaining with the devil

By Cal Thomas
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Iran | Having missed a July deadline for reaching an agreement with Iran over its nuclear program, the six world powers party to the talks—the United States,

Rebuilding Gaza for the next attack

By Cal Thomas
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Middle East | After World War II, the Marshall Plan helped rebuild a devastated Europe. The key word in that sentence is “after.” Last weekend at a conference of donor…

Globe Trot: Kobani faces impending disaster

By Jamie Dean
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International | SYRIA: Islamic State militants stand poised to take Kobani, a Kurdish town in Syria near the Turkish border. The militants planted their black flag on a hill…

Obama’s spread-the-blame policy

By Cal Thomas
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ISIS | “No one should be ashamed to admit they are wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that they are wiser today than they were yesterday.” —Alexander…

Globe Trot: Who is Khorasan?

By Jamie Dean
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International | New terror threat. As U.S. officials began airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria this week, they also announced another target: Khorasan—a…

The link between religious freedom and national security

By Warren Cole Smith
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Q&A | Thomas F. Farr is director of the Religious Freedom Project at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs at Georgetown University. He’s also…

U.S. envoy: N. Korea using U.S. detainees as pawns

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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North Korea | The situation looks bleak for the Americans currently detained in North Korea as the country continues to reject U.S. offers to send a high-level envoy to…

House votes to fund government, arm Syrian rebels

By J.C. Derrick
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Congress | WASHINGTON—The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a short-term funding bill with an amendment authorizing President Barack Obama to…

The American way of war

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Foreign Policy | I’m not sure we can do it anymore—wage comprehensive war from vigorous beginning to unambiguous conclusion. Our last successful conflict (not counting…

Lessons learned from Benghazi, two years on

By Kent Covington
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Benghazi Attack | Two years after the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, a number of still unanswered questions surround the U.S. response on…

The campaign pros and cons of Rand Paul’s libertarian legacy

By Kent Covington & Nick Eicher
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Campaign 2016 | This article is the sixth in a series called White House Wednesday, by the staff of The World and Everything in It, looking at potential 2016 candidates for

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