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House China hawk lights a match on his way out the door
Asia-Pacific

House China hawk lights a match on his way out the door

Retiring Rep Mike Gallagher led the committee targeting the Chinese Communist Party and is now calling for a 'new cold war'

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Latin America

Making fair elections a condition for easing sanctions is wrong

Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro broke a deal with Washington, but economic coercion is not going to make things better

Is the Gaza war destabilizing Jordan?
Middle East

Is the Gaza war destabilizing Jordan?

Amman is facing a delicate balancing act as Israel’s war on Gaza threatens to further inflame regional tensions

USAF whistleblower: US military at risk in Niger
QiOSK

USAF whistleblower: US military at risk in Niger

Service member stationed there says they are being essentially 'held hostage' while US diplomatic efforts founder

Europe's hopelessly murky, mixed messaging on restraint
Europe

Europe's hopelessly murky, mixed messaging on restraint

Internal divisions on culpability for the current strife in the Middle East make the EU’s calls for calm a little flat

What will NATO do with its giant Arctic footprint?
Global Crises

What will NATO do with its giant Arctic footprint?

The accession of Sweden and Finland means the alliance truly dominates the region, agitating already frail relations with Russia