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Lumumba’s tooth and other remnants of 1960s idealism

Lumumba’s tooth and other remnants of 1960s idealism

The Congolese prime minister with a tragically brief tenure lives on as a secular saint, much like his contemporaries JFK and Che.

A favored phrase in diplomacy rings hollow

A favored phrase in diplomacy rings hollow

The United States and our allies tout the ‘rules-based international order’ — but who’s making the rules?

The Remarkable Transformation of Germany’s Green Party

The Remarkable Transformation of Germany’s Green Party

The Greens are on the verge of taking power, but they’re no longer the eco-peaceniks they set out to be.

In Biden’s pledge to withdraw from Afghanistan, the prospect of turning an imperial tide

In Biden’s pledge to withdraw from Afghanistan, the prospect of turning an imperial tide

Why stop there? Iraq, Syria, Saudi Arabia, and other Middle Eastern countries should be next.

Despite Biden’s pledge, he’s unlikely to rejoin the Iran deal

Despite Biden’s pledge, he’s unlikely to rejoin the Iran deal

The president probably won’t put his domestic agenda at risk by reconciling with Iran. That’s creating an opportunity for China.