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The Trump administration’s Syria policy has twisted and turned over time. Its latest move includes a U.S.-backed deal to develop oil fields in northern Syria, FP’s@JackDetsch  reports.

COVID-19, transitions of political power, economic reforms, and public concerns about Chinese and Russian domination have created new openings for the U.S. in Central Asia, Philip Caruso writes.

Questions asked during the coronavirus pandemic bear striking resemblance to those asked after the Chernobyl disaster. Understanding its relevance in leading to the fall of the Soviet Union can be helpful when reflecting on the pandemic today.

FP Guide: Malaysia's former prime minister has been found guilty in the first of what will be several corruption trials. Here’s how Malaysia got here—and what Najib’s legacy means for the country’s future.

Young Kashmiris don’t see unemployment as their greatest burden. Losing their youth, their dreams, and a future is what really worries them, @Raksha_Kumar  writes.

Armed groups in Colombia are now capitalizing on the fear caused by the pandemic to expand control over vulnerable communities, @erika_pineros  and @CLozaLeon  report.

Beirut’s citizens are angry at the government for not only playing a role in the Beirut blast, but also failing to address the maelstrom of ills that have tortured them, @rebeccacollard  reports.

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EXCLUSIVE: President Donald Trump pressed senior aides last June to devise and carry out a campaign to discredit senior FBI officials after learning that those specific officials were likely to be witnesses against him.

Protests broke out in Hong Kong after the government attempted to force through a controversial extradition law. Although the bill has since been withdrawn, the protesters demands have broadened.

For better or worse, Mohammed Bin Salman has championed action against Riyadh's regional enemies. #GlobalThinkers 

Instead of handing out Russian sanctions, the office ceased to exist.

The editors of Foreign Policy have never endorsed a candidate for political office -- until now.…

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EXCLUSIVE: Here's the fire in back of about to-be-closed DC Russia trade rep building. @janawinter  on the scene.

"I was sent to a camp at just five years old — but even then, they didn't separate children from families" - recalls his experience in 1941 and compares it with current White House policy.

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China’s participation in a “comprehensive review” of the origins of the coronavirus led by the World Health Organization is unlikely to produce any real results. Our latest China Brief by FP's @BeijingPalmer :

FBI and DHS warned of growing threats from white supremacists months ago.

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