Israel won. That sums up the more than half a century conflict between the Palestinians and Israel.
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John Podesta, Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign chairman, on Tuesday continued to blame Russia, fake news, FBI probes and alt-right websites for the Democratic nominee’s loss to Donald Trump, saying they created a “swirl” of problems that “dogged us through the campaign.”
The president called the prime minister earlier today.
In elections on Friday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani won a second term and reform candidates gained seats in municipal councils across the country. A right-wing conservative in the 1980s, Rouhani ran as a moderate in 2013, and today reformists are celebrating his landslide victory. How does this shift illuminate Iran’s changing politics? How electoral limitations […]
Are legal immigrants opposed to undocumented immigration? Recently, a group of first-generation Chinese Americans have made the national news by showing up at hearings and objecting vociferously to sanctuary city policies, which aim to protect people who are in the United States without documents. News articles covering this group suggest that there may be a […]
Is the Communist Party of China (CCP) gearing up for major changes in the fall, when the 19th National Party Congress takes place? Behind closed doors, the Congress, held every five years, will elect members for the CCP Central Committee. This committee will then choose the general party secretary, as well as the Politburo and its […]
The decline of democracies is not as dramatic as it used to be. Instead of military coups, the greater threat is the steady erosion of democratic norms by elected leaders. If done skillfully, leaders can consolidate power and weaken democracy while most citizens remain unaware. Largely reacting to President Trump, a wave of news stories […]
President Trump on Tuesday—standing beside Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem—offered his condolences to the victims in Monday night’s terror attack at the Ariana Grande concert in the U.K., and went on to excoriate the attacker, calling those who attack the innocents “evil losers in life.”
The terrorists’ goal in Manchester: to spread fear and terror, in this case, by striking at children.