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“If Trump isn’t a Russian agent, he is proving to be close to a perfect president from the Kremlin’s point of view,” @michaelphirsh  writes.

As protesters in Iraq and Lebanon push back against Iranian influence in these countries, Iran tightens its control.

While extreme weather poses a real threat to human societies, some of the most worrying aspects of climate change are much less obvious.

Well-meaning progressive academics have no business keeping the public safe, Simon Cottee writes.

British voters go to the polls today in a monumental election that will determine the fate of Brexit.

Exclusive: An international push to grant Somalia debt relief may be derailed because of a bureaucratic fumble in Washington, FP's @RobbieGramer  and @KFJ_FP  report.

The Pentagon's top Asia policy expert has resigned, leaving yet another key vacancy in the Department of Defense, FP's @laraseligman  and @RobbieGramer  report.

"Without the ability to insure against catastrophic loss, the global credit system as we know it would simply cease to function," Adam Tooze writes.

Wishful thinking about regime change in the Middle East has rarely ended well.


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.

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.

Hundreds of thousands of protesters took the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to mark six months of the movement, two weeks after pro-democracy candidates scored a landslide victory in local elections.

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

India has claimed it shot down a Pakistani F-16 fighter jet in February. But a new U.S. count of F-16s suggests New Delhi had it wrong. An exclusive report from