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    Ukrainian Military Reports Sharp Increase In Fighting In East
    Nov11

    Ukrainian Military Reports Sharp Increase In Fighting In East

    The Ukrainian military and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) have reported a sharp increase in fighting in the country’s east in recent days. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    World Chess Championship Match Begins Between Russian, Norwegian
    Nov11

    World Chess Championship Match Begins Between Russian, Norwegian

    The world’s reigning chess champion, Norwegian Magnus Carlsen, faces Ukrainian-born Russian grandmaster Sergey Karjakin in the most eagerly awaited match in a generation starting on November 11. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Trump team warns Obama not to make major moves on foreign policy
    Nov11

    Trump team warns Obama not to make major moves on foreign policy

    Before Donald Trump won the presidency, Democratic foreign policy circles hummed with talk that an outgoing President Barack Obama could take a last stab at peace talks between the Israelis and the Palestinians. There also was a strong expectation that Obama would push hard for Congress to approve the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.But now...

    5 Foreign-Policy Flashpoints That Await Donald Trump
    Nov11

    5 Foreign-Policy Flashpoints That Await Donald Trump

    Presidential elections tend to be all-consuming in America, overshadowing everything else that’s happening in the world for months on end. But the world has a way of marching on regardless. Below are five developments in international affairs that haven’t been getting much media coverage recently, but could reach inflection points...

    Kremlin: Trump Foreign Policy ‘Phenomenally Close’ to Putin
    Nov10

    Kremlin: Trump Foreign Policy ‘Phenomenally Close’ to Putin

    A spokesman for the Kremlin said Thursday that Donald Trump’s foreign policy approach is “phenomenally close” to that of Russian President Vladimir Putin. “They [Putin and Trump] set out the same main foreign policy principles and that is incredible,” Dmitry Peskov, the Kremlin spokesman, said in New York on Thursday, Reuters reported....

    World Chaos and World Order: Conversations With Henry Kissinger
    Nov10

    World Chaos and World Order: Conversations With Henry Kissinger

    What follows is an extended transcript of several conversations on foreign policy I had with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger ahead of the 2016 U.S. presidential election, which formed the basis of a story in the December issue of The Atlantic. That story, along with an interview on Kissinger’s reaction to the surprise electoral...

    Donald Trump needs to clarify his position on NATO before something scary happens
    Nov10

    Donald Trump needs to clarify his position on NATO before something scary happens

    In mid-July, Donald Trump startled American allies and adversaries with a single startling statement: if elected president, he wouldn’t necessarily defend America’s allies in NATO if they were attacked by a foreign power. This extended, Trump said, to the Baltic countries right on Russia’s border — the very countries Russia...

    What I Learned About War by Having a Cup of Tea With a Taliban Veteran
    Nov10

    What I Learned About War by Having a Cup of Tea With a Taliban Veteran

    KYIV, Ukraine—In July 2010, I left a decade-long career in the Air Force, which included combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan as a special operations pilot. I was 29 years old and set to begin studies at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism the following January. Rather than idle away the intervening months, I had a plan—I...

    The Lessons of Henry Kissinger
    Nov10

    The Lessons of Henry Kissinger

    Author’s note (November 10, 2016): Over the past several months, I’ve interviewed Henry Kissinger, the former secretary of state, numerous times on the subject of America’s role in the world. Our conversations took place before this week’s election, but were informed by the foreign-policy differences between the...

    Donald Trump Will Have His Eye on You
    Nov10

    Donald Trump Will Have His Eye on You

    Edward Snowden was right. Glenn Greenwald was right. The American Civil Liberties Union was right.Throughout the Obama administration and indeed long beforehand, critics of the nation’s ever-expanding national security state have been grabbing Americans by the lapels and shaking them, trying to raise consciousness about the dangers. Their...