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News Analysis: After Trump Strikes Syria, Syrians Wonder ‘What’s Next?’

Seven years in, some now argue that the only realistic way to stop the war, prevent a jihadist resurgence and allow the country to move on is to acknowledge that Mr. Assad, with help from Iran and Russia, will remain in power and to effectively [...]
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Here’s What’s in the Budget Bill Nobody’s Bothered to Read

President Donald Trump’s budget proposals have taken a hatchet to President Barack Obama’s top priorities. They’ve called for deep cuts in renewable energy, medical research and nonmilitary spending in general. They’ve eliminated TIGER, [...]
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What’s the World’s Fastest-Growing Economy? Ghana Contends for the Crown

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And oil is not the only resource helping to drive Ghana’s economy. Cocoa is Ghana’s other natural bounty, and producers are piggybacking on the oil boom. Edmund Poku, the managing director of Niche Cocoa, said his processing factory [...]
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As Donald Trump Jr. Drums Up Business in India, Some Ask What’s Being Sold

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As Mr. Trump hopped from city to city, Senator Robert Menendez, Democrat of New Jersey, sought assurances from the United States Embassy in Delhi that it was not helping Mr. Trump. And ethics experts seemed unable to overstate the incongruity [...]
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What’s Missing From the Gun Debate

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In March 1999, President Bill Clinton and Attorney General Janet Reno called a meeting of representatives of several federal agencies to discuss what to do about school violence levels, which were high but not increasing. I showed the group [...]
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As West Fears the Rise of Autocrats, Hungary Shows What’s Possible

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“Viktor Orban has demonstrated that in Europe things are possible,” the leader of Poland’s governing Law and Justice party, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, said in 2016. “You have given an example, and we are learning from your example.” Mr. [...]
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Here Is What’s Going On With Stupid #MEMOGATE, Part Eleventy Million

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Your Boyfriend Adam Schiff. Holy News Dump, Batman! Is The Most “Successful” Administration Ever(™) hoping that the wife-beating scandals drown out their refusal to release the Democratic rebuttal memo? Or vice versa? Yes, yes it is! Okay, [...]
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The Interpreter: In Afghanistan’s Unwinnable War, What’s the Best Loss to Hope For?

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Though far from the most promising option, it is the least humiliating. But sooner or later, the United States and Afghanistan will find themselves facing one of Afghanistan’s endgames — whether by choice or not. Video How Many U.S. [...]
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The Animating Force for More of What’s Good

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A new year often brings about the rise of hope. The hope of more freedom, more prosperity, more stock market gains… and a better world for humanity. Of course, very often we don’t get all of what we hope for. Yet it’s our eternal optimism [...]
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What’s the Cure for Ailing Nations? More Kings and Queens, Monarchists Say

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Critics say such views are antiquated and alarming in an era when democracies around the globe appear to be imperiled. The count and his band of fellow monarchists, however, are determined to make their case at conferences, in editorials [...]