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  • Kerry seeks peace talks with Syria's Assad

    Kerry seeks peace talks with Syria's Assad
    Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday he is willing to negotiate personally with Syrian President Bashar Assad to end that country's four-year-old conflict. With 215,000 dead and no sign that the Syrian civil war is about to wind down, the United...
  • John Kerry says he's willing to talk with Syria's Bashar Assad

     
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said he would be willing to talk with Syrian President Bashar Assad to stem that nation's violence....
  • Iraqi Kurds claim Islamic State group used chemical weapons

    Iraqi Kurds claim Islamic State group used chemical weapons
    Kurdish authorities in Iraq said Saturday they have evidence that the Islamic State group used chlorine gas as a chemical weapon against peshmerga fighters, the latest alleged atrocity carried out by the extremist organization now under attack in Tikrit....
  • Partisanship goes overboard

    WASHINGTON -- It used to be said that partisanship stops at the water's edge. That is, it's fine and expected that our political parties differ on domestic affairs, but when it comes to conducting foreign policy, it should be left in the hands of the...
  • March 14 Letters: Logan Act, influence in Congress, Isle of Wight taxes

    Logan Act's impact Bill Wright ("Return to sender," March 11) is among those who believe 47 Republican senators should be charged with violating the Logan Act because they wrote an open letter to Iran's leaders stating that any executive agreement...
  • Ukraine mess is worst of Obama's many foreign policy disasters

    PARIS -- The most devastating reproach historians are likely to make to Barack Obama's record in the White House is his devastating failure in foreign policy -- a failure that stems from his willingness to leave the warrior ideologues of the State and...
  • Fall of U.S.-backed Syrian group casts doubt on plan to arm moderates

    Fall of U.S.-backed Syrian group casts doubt on plan to arm moderates
    The social media post features an odd incarnation of war booty: plundered sacks of dried lentils, humanitarian aid turned spoils of a punishing conflict. "For the Syrian people from the United States of America," reads a label superimposed on a stylized...
  • Not-new Netanyahu: Their Take

    Not-new Netanyahu: Their Take
    Not-new Netanyahu When Benjamin Netanyahu accepted an invitation from House Republicans to address Congress on Iran, some expected the Israeli prime minister to offer damning new details about the nuclear agreement that appears to be taking shape. In...
  • The audacity of weakness

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to Congress on Tuesday to warn Americans of the anti-Western threats from theocratic -- and likely to soon be nuclear -- Iran. Netanyahu came to the U.S. to outline the Iranian plan to remake the Middle...
  • Netanyahu offers little new to the Iran debate

     Netanyahu offers little new to the Iran debate
    When Benjamin Netanyahu accepted an invitation from House Republicans to address Congress on Iran, some expected the Israeli prime minister to offer damning new details about the nuclear agreement that appears to be taking shape. In fact, his speech...
  • Is Syria conflict a case study for climate change?

    Is Syria conflict a case study for climate change?
    Science just served up a double coupon for the argumentative: A new study suggests that climate change is driving a Middle East conflict that brought the Islamic State to prominence. Climate change contributed to the severity of a record-setting drought...