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United States

What Alabama Senate Loss For Republicans Means For Trump

An already razor-thin margin in the Senate becomes even more tenuous for the Republicans. The mid...

France

As Trump Withdraws, Macron And Putin Step Into The Void

-Analysis- Donald Trump won’t be in Paris on Tuesday. Following his decision to unilaterally withdraw the U.S. from the 2015 Paris climate agreement, French President Emmanuel Macron didn’t ...

United States

Donald Trump And Jerusalem: It's Complicated

Is the American in good faith? Why now? What's next? Questions pile up in the wake of a decis...

Andorra

How Tiny Andorra Became A Major Hub In Smart Cities Movement

ANDORRA LA VELLA — Perched in the Pyrenees between Spain and France, Andorra — with fewer than 80,000 inhabitants — is as small as it is remote. And yet, the European micro-nation is playing a big ...

United States

When Trump Went To China, "America First" Blindness v. Visionary Xi

Xi Jinping knows exactly where he wants to go. Donald Trump, not so much...

United States

On Sin And Individualism, Why Most Evangelicals Oppose Gun Control

The shooting at a Southern Baptist church in Texas is believed to be the worst such shooting at a church in modern U.S. history. Several prominent Southern Baptist pastors have President Donald ...

United States

Mueller Probe, A True Test For American Democracy

Washington and the Trump administration are reeling after the first charges are filed in special ...

Colombia

Three Highways In The Amazon And Dilemmas Of Deforestation

Plans to build highways through the Amazon rainforest are clear violations of pledges made in Par...

Colombia

U.S. Should Stop Blaming Colombia For Its Drug Problems

-OpEd- BOGOTÁ — After more than half-a-century of fighting, Colombia's FARC guerillas have surrendered their weapons and officially transformed themselves into a formal political party. But ...

United States

World Newspaper Front Pages Of Las Vegas Shooting

The worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history was the top story in newspapers around the world, after a gunman opened fire at a country music concert Sunday night in Las Vegas. Here’s a sample of ...

United States

Facebook And Transparency, Zuckerberg Must Go Farther

Facebook has agreed to give the government information on political ad campaigns. But the social ...

France

Extra! "Irmageddon" — Hurricane Landfall Hits French Front Page

Libération — Sept. 7, 2017 Hurricane Irma has wreaked destruction across the Caribbean, and the situation is about to get worse. “Irmageddon” was the front-page headline Thursday of ...

United States

After Charlottesville, Confederate Statues Ousted Under Cover Of Darkness

WASHINGTON, D.C. — City officials across the country are nervously trying to figure out how to avoid becoming the next Charlottesville as alt-right leaders and white nationalist groups vow to ...

France

Trump Conflict Of Interest Questions Wash Up At His Caribbean Villa

The sale of property belonging to Mr Trump in the French Antilles could become a problem.

United States

Donald Trump v. Mother Earth, How Much Damage Can One Man Do?

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has made a colossal mistake in deciding to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. There is simply no case for withdrawal, other than a desire to double down ...

United States

Trump Control, From Comey To Korean Peninsula

-Analysis- Having spent his whole life running a family business, Donald Trump is still adjusting to the strategic art of control required to effectively run the White House — and help lead the ...

Colombia

Trump's Policy Toward Latin America Is Worse Than Just A Wall

-OpEd- BOGOTÁ –– For some time now, Latin America has not figured on the U.S. State Department’s agenda. If the continent did appear, it was at the bottom of the government’s list. This ...

United States

Flying Blind, Trump’s Foreign Policy Keeps Allies Guessing

WASHINGTON, D.C. — As he nears his 100th day in office, President Donald Trump's efforts to appear decisive and unequivocal in his responses to fast-moving global crises have been undercut by a ...

Colombia

Greenpeace Sea Patrol, Sailing On The Rainbow Warrior

As the Rainbow Warrior III traverses the Strait of Magellan, its crew shows what it means to defe...

United States

For Trump, What’​s Really Driving About-Face In Syria?

WASHINGTON — It is either a turning point or a welcome aberration that President Trump found the cruelly extinguished lives of Syrian children to be compelling (or at least contributory) in his ...

Italy

Italian Magazine: Behind Bars Of Trump Presidency

Il Sole 24 ORE magazine, March 17, 2017 — Photo: Charles Ommanney "The Closing Of The American Mind," reads the April cover of Il Sole 24 ORE's monthly magazine IL. This month's cover is a ...

Germany

Merkel, Martial Arts And Trump

-Analysis- The German press coverage of Chancellor Angela Merkel's first meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on Friday is occasion for all kinds of scrutiny of public ...