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Will Washington Finally Let The Middle East Fight Its Own Battles?

FORT POLK — In training exercises in a mock Afghan village constructed here on a base amid swampland, the U.S. Army is applying the military lesson of the war against the Islamic State in Syria ...


Conspiracy Theories Rise And Fall In Era Of Fake News

-Analysis- PARIS — Remember conspiracy theories? There was a time, not so long ago, when we used to worry about how the internet encourages the proliferation of crackpot versions of what ...

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Trump's Big Lie Is Now Clear To All, And It May Not Matter

His false promises to the working class are being exposed. But the paradox of a new expose book i...


Iran Crackdown, A Tricky Diplomatic Test For Trump Team

What can the White House do, beyond public declarations? Loud statements not backed by action is ...

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A Day Of Economic Infamy, Trump And Republicans Undo History

This week's overhaul of the U.S. tax code is a betrayal of a century of progressive reforms, ...

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Cost For Trump Taking On China Will Land Flat On U.S. Economy

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is breaking with recent U.S. convention by portraying China as a rival that wants to undermine American prosperity. But it may take more than an aggressive tone ...

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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...

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Less Sex? Too Bad! How Society Must Change Post-Weinstein

Sure, there is a gray continuum from seduction to annoyance to harassment to assault. But if limi...