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What the FBI raid on Michael Cohen means for Trump
4/11/2018, 7:13:09 PM
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What to expect from a post-Castro Cuba
4/18/2018, 9:01:20 PM
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Earth Day during the Trump Administration
4/19/2018, 8:29:39 PM
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What to expect from Macron’s visit to the U.S.
4/20/2018, 4:19:58 PM
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What are the United States’ options in Syria?
4/26/2018, 7:55:14 PM
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How Merkel can overcome tensions with Trump
4/26/2018, 2:05:49 PM
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What we learned from Pompeo’s first few days at State
5/2/2018, 9:20:53 PM
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Should US political parties interfere in primaries?
5/7/2018, 7:32:40 PM
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Will Congress pass Trump’s $15 billion spending cuts?
5/9/2018, 9:27:27 PM
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Why is HUD being sued?
5/10/2018, 5:13:08 PM
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Why is Trump protecting Chinese company ZTE?
5/15/2018, 8:43:25 PM
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The Trump administration’s chaotic Taiwan policy
5/16/2018, 7:03:11 PM
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Why #LivingWhileBlack Matters
5/18/2018, 8:49:36 PM
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Why is the Ebola outbreak in Congo so frightening?
5/18/2018, 6:37:09 PM
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Trump delivers a blow to federal employees
5/31/2018, 3:36:31 PM
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The good and bad news about the US job market
6/7/2018, 5:59:23 PM
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Tariff tensions left unresolved after G-7 summit
6/11/2018, 6:58:56 PM
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US imposes tariffs; China retaliates
6/15/2018, 5:04:52 PM
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The state of the global refugee crisis
6/20/2018, 2:28:33 PM
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Does the US need a Space Force?
6/20/2018, 5:38:50 PM
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The Supreme Court upheld Trump’s travel ban. Now what?
6/27/2018, 9:22:23 PM
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Will Mexico’s new president challenge Trump?
7/2/2018, 8:02:51 PM
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The US-China trade war has begun
7/6/2018, 4:02:13 PM
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What does Putin want from Trump?
7/11/2018, 7:23:14 PM
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Making sense of Pakistan’s elections
7/27/2018, 4:03:29 PM
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Did the US and EU secure a trade deal?
7/27/2018, 6:13:52 PM
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Koch brothers go head to head with Trump
8/2/2018, 5:54:45 PM
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New tariffs escalate the US-China trade war
8/23/2018, 5:40:38 PM
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Trump tries to cut foreign aid without Congress
8/23/2018, 8:18:50 PM
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Arming teachers won’t improve school safety
8/24/2018, 8:07:30 PM
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Senate Democrats’ strategy on Kavanaugh
9/5/2018, 7:55:23 PM
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Why Trump won’t be removed by the 25th Amendment
9/7/2018, 5:13:31 PM
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Have US counterterrorism efforts improved since 9/11?
9/10/2018, 5:31:44 PM
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Trump cuts refugee admissions to a historic low
9/18/2018, 9:22:53 PM
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What’s next for the Kavanaugh hearings?
9/20/2018, 9:30:29 PM
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Did Trump avoid paying taxes? Voters won’t like it.
10/4/2018, 8:52:57 PM
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Is the U.S. walking away from the World Court over Iran?
10/5/2018, 9:52:16 PM
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After Nikki Haley, what’s next for the UN?
10/10/2018, 3:26:23 PM
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Will the Khashoggi crisis create an oil war?
10/17/2018, 8:05:27 PM
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The facts about the ‘migrant caravan’
11/2/2018, 5:22:59 PM
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Why the Senate went against Trump on Yemen
11/29/2018, 11:15:45 PM
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President Trump’s mad dash out of Syria
12/20/2018, 5:05:02 PM
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Will Trump and Congress shut down the government?
12/21/2018, 9:58:35 PM
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An update on trans-Atlantic relations
1/18/2019, 9:32:20 PM
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Can Venezuela’s new president restore democracy?
1/24/2019, 8:43:31 PM
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Why Trump ended the shutdown – for now
1/25/2019, 9:46:29 PM
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What the demise of the INF treaty means
2/4/2019, 6:40:18 PM
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Is the Green New Deal biting off too much?
2/8/2019, 9:49:45 PM
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Is Nigeria’s presidential election result valid?
2/28/2019, 10:28:29 PM
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Netanyahu to be indicted for bribery. What’s next?
3/1/2019, 2:20:37 PM
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Lessons from the second Trump-Kim summit
3/4/2019, 9:47:20 PM
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Is Trump’s 2020 defense budget excessive?
3/12/2019, 9:06:17 PM
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Is breaking up Facebook the best option?
5/10/2019, 12:37:09 PM
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Is the US on a collision course with Iran?
5/15/2019, 7:56:22 PM
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What does Mohammed Morsi’s death mean for Egypt?
6/18/2019, 8:30:19 PM
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Introducing The Current
4/18/2019, 3:41:17 PM
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