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Globe Trot: U.S. lifts Vietnam’s embargo despite human rights abuses

By Mindy Belz
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International | VIETNAM: President Barack Obama arrived in Hanoi to lift an embargo on weapons sales to the communist state and one-time U.S. foe. The move came ahead of…

Globe Trot: Mudslides bury three villages in rainy Sri Lanka

By Mindy Belz
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International | SRI LANKA: At least 200 families are missing after mudslides buried three villages in central Sri Lanka, where rains are the worst rescue crews have seen in…

Globe Trot: Venezuelan opposition leader shot during recall effort

By Mindy Belz
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International | VENEZUELA: A leading conservative opposition leader was shot dead on Friday in the western state of Lara, days after his party collected 1.85 million…

Globe Trot: Putin celebrates Palmyra victory, Assad kills more civilians

By Mindy Belz
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International | SYRIA: Airstrikes by the Bashar al-Assad regime on a camp for displaced people killed at least 28 civilians, as renowned Russian conductor and Vladimir Putin…

Socialism’s false promise

By Cal Thomas
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Politics | The rising popularity of the ultimate liberal fantasy among the nation’s youngest voters

Globe Trot: Iraq recalls turmoil on 25th anniversary of the First Gulf War

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ: Sunday marked the 25th anniversary of a ceasefire in the 1991 Gulf War. Even as President George H. W. Bush announced to the American people,

Globe Trot: Will Iranians elect the moderates Washington wants?

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAN: With high turnout, voting has been extended in Iran’s parliamentary elections. But Iranian dissidents remind us the government can announce any number…

Globe Trot: Why won’t U.S. admit ISIS genocide against Christians?

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ: The U.S. State Department is poised to declare ISIS actions in Nineveh Plains and other areas of Iraq a genocide—but against Yazidis only . The finding…

Globe Trot: Mental illness spreads in Syria after trauma of long war

By Mindy Belz
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International | SYRIA: It’s no surprise Syrians are suffering an epidemic of mental illness following four years of civil war and terrorism. In Iraq, too, I met desperate…

What to do with Castro’s Cuba

By D.C. Innes
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Cuba | On New Year’s Day 1959, Fidel Castro’s revolution established a socialist state in Cuba. In 1960, the United States under President Dwight D. Eisenhower…

Dictators and their debris

Dictators and their debris

By Mindy Belz
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Venezuela | Venezuela is reaping what Hugo Chávez sowed and the United States should take notice

Globe Trot: Countdown to a full-scale Russian invasion?

By Mindy Belz
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International | UKRAINE: Having invaded the Crimean Peninsula over the weekend, Russian forces have now given Ukrainian forces an ultimatum (with times that have fluctuated)

 
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