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HOW TO PREVENT COVID'S NEXT COMEBACK

Rich countries must make smarter investments in poorer ones.

BORDERLINE BEHAVIOR

Earlier this year, Swiss voted to amend their constitution so that the government could regulate immigration from neighboring European...

 
 
 

TAXING TAX HAVENS

The Panama Paper revelations are small when compared to the actual size of global financial crime. Panama, after all, is only one of...

PROGRESS AND THE PAST

To the Editor: Former Costa Rican President Oscar Arias accurately pinpoints the most vexing questions about Latin America: Why has...

 
 
 

COLONIALISM'S ENDURING DIVIDENDS

European corporations have an important competitive advantage in many emerging markets: a legacy of colonialism that provides cultural,...

THE CARIBBEAN IN THE 21ST CENTURY

"Driven primarily by security interests, the United States has often oscillated between intervention to prevent a foreign rival from...

 
 
 

HEMISPHERIC RELATIONS: "EVERYTHING IS PART OF EVERYTHING ELSE"

In an interview in 1977, Mexico's President José López Portillo observed of U.S.-Mexican relations that "there are no isolated problems;...

FOLLOW THE MONEY

Financial abuses - money laundering, tax evasion, and rogue banking - have been around for as long as there have been finances to abuse....

 
 
 

Q&A WITH ROBERT KAPLAN ON GEOPOLITICS IN THE INDIAN OCEAN

Robert D. Kaplan answers questions submitted by readers about the rising importance of the Indian Ocean.

AMERICA'S INDO-PACIFIC FOLLY

Adding new commitments in Asia will only invite disaster.

 
 
 

HOW TO COUNTER CHINA'S INFLUENCE IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC

The United States and key regional allies are finally sharpening their focus on strategic competition with China for influence in the...

THE GEOGRAPHY OF CHINESE POWER

Thanks to the country's favorable location on the map, China's influence is expanding on land and at sea, from Central Asia to the South...

 
 
 

EMPOWERING THE UNITED NATIONS

Seeing an historical opportunity to strengthen the United Nations, the Secretary General calls for a number of changes in the world...

CARIBBEAN PAYBACK

Caribbean nations are now determined to seek reparations from western European governments for centuries of slave trading and brutalizing...

 
 
 

RECONSIDERATIONS: THE COLD WAR WAS THE TRUMAN DOCTRINE A REAL TURNING POINT?

More than a quarter of a century has now passed since Harry S. Truman proclaimed on March 12, 1947 that "it must be the policy of the...

AMERICA'S COMING AGE OF INSTABILITY

Why constitutional crises and political violence could soon be the norm.

 
 
 

AMERICA NEEDS A BOLDER BIDEN

A year in, Biden's foreign policy Is too cautious and conventional.

WHO GETS A STATE, AND WHY?

Sovereignty is the ultimate prize in international relations. But it is not an objective term - increasingly, it is awarded and defined...

 
 
 

FOLLOW THE MONEY

Financial abuses - money laundering, tax evasion, and rogue banking - have been around for as long as there have been finances to abuse....

THE MYTH OF RUSSIAN DECLINE

Why Moscow will be a persistent power.

 
 
 



'Indescribable': 14-month-old twins in Philadelphia born conjoined finally...

'Indescribable': 14-month-old twins in Philadelphia born conjoined finally home after separation surgery

PHILADELPHIA - Twin girls who were born conjoined are finally home after nearly one year in intensive care and a 10-hour separation surgery. According to a press release from... Read more ...

Raiders' Nate Hobbs cited for driving 110 MPH two weeks after DUI

Raiders' Nate Hobbs cited for driving 110 MPH two weeks after DUI

This news comes comes less than two weeks after Hobbs was allegedly found asleep at the wheel, failed a field sobriety test and was charged with DUI. Read more ...

Chicago crime: Chicago police coming down hard on retail theft rings

Chicago police announced arrests in recent retail thefts Friday, coming down hard on rings of thieves sometimes involving teenagers. Read more ...

Arnold Schwarzenegger involved in multi-car crash in Brentwood, LAPD says

Arnold Schwarzenegger was involved in a multi-vehicle crash in Brentwood Friday afternoon that left one person with minor injuries, police said. Read more ...

As Biden struggles, Harris touts California wildfire aid

As Biden struggles, Harris touts California wildfire aid

She announced $600 million in disaster relief funding for the U.S. Forest Service in California. Read more ...

UNLV looks to bounce back against San Jose State

UNLV's bench scored just four points in Thursday's loss to Air Force, but coach Kevin Kruger said he's confident his reserves will rebound Saturday against San Jose State. Read more ...

AP Source: Vikings Target General Manager Finalists From Browns, Chiefs

EAGAN, Minn. - The Minnesota Vikings have targeted two finalists for their general manager job: Cleveland vice president of football operations Kwesi Adofo-Mensah and Kansas... Read more ...

Erin Gemmell captures four medals as Stone Ridge swimming wins...

The Gators were pushed by Holton-Arms but pulled away at the end of the meet. Read more ...

Planned Parenthood of Northern New England to receive $500,000 federal grant

Planned Parenthood of Northern New England to receive $500,000 federal grant

The federal government is giving $500,000 to Planned Parenthood of Northern New England to help with the loss of state funding from New Hampshire. Read more ...

NYPD officer killed, another in critical condition after Harlem shooting...

One New York City police officer is dead and another is in critical condition after a shooting in Harlem on Friday, officials said. A suspect is also dead. Read more ...