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  • U.S. is short-sighted in Egypt

    U.S. is short-sighted in Egypt
    Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi celebrated his recent return from the U.S. by imprisoning prominent opposition blogger Alaa Abdel Fattah for participating in a peaceful demonstration. Historically, Washington's renewed pledges of massive military aid have...
  • Trudy Rubin: Democracy after the fall of the Berlin Wall

    The 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall is a good time to reflect on the dimming regard for democratic government at home and abroad. Nov. 9, 1989, the day that East Berliners scaled the wall and embraced their fellow Germans from the West,...
  • Election setbacks for Obama may embolden foreign adversaries

    Presidents from Harry Truman to Bill Clinton have turned to foreign policy in their final months in office when their domestic agendas have been stymied. For Barack Obama, that overseas pivot may offer little relief. As he landed in Beijing on Monday...
  • Russian central bank cuts growth forecasts, sees sanctions until 2017

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia faces the prospect of three more years of sanctions and stagnation, the central bank said on Monday, honing its tactics to defend the rouble from the fallout of President Vladimir Putin's Ukraine policies and dependence on oil...
  • As U.S. nuclear arsenal ages, other nations have modernized

    As U.S. nuclear arsenal ages, other nations have modernized
    As Russian forces were drawing back from a swift and violent incursion into Ukraine this fall, Moscow was delivering another powerful military statement many miles to the north. A new 40-foot Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile, capable of...
  • Roger Moorhouse: Putin's defense of Hitler pact should worry all

    Roger Moorhouse: Putin's defense of Hitler pact should worry all
    Russian President Vladimir Putin made headlines around the world last week when he defended the 1939 Nazi-Soviet non-aggression pact, by which Stalin and Hitler agreed secretly to divide Eastern Europe between them. It was, Putin said, in line with the...
  • As Germany celebrates Berlin Wall's demise, harsh realities lurk

    As Germany celebrates Berlin Wall's demise, harsh realities lurk
    To mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall this weekend, 8,000 stationary lighted balloons snake their way through nearly 10 miles of the city, tracing the path of the hated Cold War divide. The softly glowing orbs, which will be...
  • Marking fall of the Berlin Wall, Mikhail Gorbachev warns the West

    Marking fall of the Berlin Wall, Mikhail Gorbachev warns the West
    Mikhail Gorbachev on Saturday had strong words for the United StatesĀ  and its allies over growing tension between Moscow and the West, a development he believes has put the world “on the brink of a new Cold War.” Speaking at a symposium in...
  • Obama's talks with China appear aimed mostly at reducing friction

    Obama's talks with China appear aimed mostly at reducing friction
    The smog that often hangs over Beijing was expected to lift before President Obama's arrival Monday as the guest of Chinese President Xi Jinping, but no one is expecting that their three-day visit will really clear the air. Clashes over cybersecurity,...
  • Malloy Stayed True To His Party, And Won

    Malloy Stayed True To His Party, And Won
    When my dad was drafted in World War II, he was sent 1,500 miles from his home in the Bronx to basic training at Fort Sill in Oklahoma. To make life a little easier, married soldiers were allowed to live off the base. So my mom, originally from Brooklyn,...
  • FIFA official warns of World Cup boycott over racism in Russia

    FIFA official warns of World Cup boycott over racism in Russia
    A FIFA official warned this week that the 2018 World Cup in Russia could be boycotted by black players unless Russian President Vladimir Putin gets tougher on racism. Tokyo Sexwale, FIFA's anti-racism advisor and a former anti-apartheid activist, told...