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The stress of torture degrades memory and the functioning of the mind.
There may be a responsible way to fight the Islamic State, but the U.S. will have to leave its boots in the closet and the drones in the hangar.
The only true way to win a nuclear war is not to fight it.
Despite progress with Cuba, the Obama administration has done little to dispel doubts about Washington's intentions towards its neighbors to the south.
Lawmakers need to hear from their constituents who support diplomacy over war.
Washington's rapprochement with Iran has opened the door for major realignments from Israel to Afghanistan.
When White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest sought to placate hawks, he revealed more about the Iran deal than he may have intended.
Once a refuge, Mexico City has become a hunting ground where journalists end up reporting on the assassinations of their colleagues — and wondering who will be next.
Just two months after mass graves were discovered in Malaysia, the U.S. State Department upgraded the country's human rights ranking. Here's why.
Like it or not, diplomacy is all about backroom deals.