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The simmering tensions in East Asia are echoes of Washington's Cold War intrigues—and the Pentagon's not-so-secret plans for battle with China.
Hillary Clinton's Central American foreign policy blunder ought to darken her presidential prospects.
While making a political show of turning away migrant children at the border, Texas Governor Rick Perry has offered “honorary citizenship” to a right-wing Australian author.
The last time the U.S. accused Russia of downing a civilian airliner, nuclear war nearly broke out.
In just five years, Syria has gone from being the world’s second-largest host of refugees to the second-largest producer of them.
If President Obama wants his legacy to be as a peacemaker, Iran must be the place to start.
Decades of short-sighted, inhumane U.S. policies have brought a child refugee crisis to America's door.
With Israeli tanks rolling into Gaza, NBC has pulled the reporter who has done more than any other to show the human costs of the conflict there.
Border Patrol practices have created extensive "constitution-free zones" where civil liberties are routinely infringed.
In a twisted new world, the all-American heroes wield the pliers and waterboards.