NATO: in search of direction.
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NATO had its 70th birthday party in London at an awkward moment.
Finally, the handshake.
The US president, Donald Trump, has arrived in the UK for a summit of NATO leaders – but it's awkward timing for the British prime minister, Boris Johnson.
French President Emmanuel Macron, left, and U.S. President Donald Trump meet the press at the 2019 NATO summit in London.
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As the North Atlantic Treaty Organization celebrates its 70th anniversary with a leaders' meeting in London, five US scholars shed light on NATO's history and its potential future.
A protester wearing a Guy Fawkes mask flashing a victory sign in Beirut in November 2019.
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Wars don't produce winners and losers – they never really did.
Hillary Clinton won the popular vote in the 2016 election.
Hillary Clinton got the most individual votes from US citizens in 2016, but Donald Trump won the most electoral votes.
President Donald Trump, during a meeting in the cabinet room at the White House, Washington, Nov. 22, 2019.
President Donald Trump and his supporters exhibit the methods of science deniers. Like anti-evolutionists and flat-earthers, they reject what they don't want to believe and accept what they favor.
President Donald Trump has rapidly, and without warning to allies or even his own officials, shifted U.S. foreign policy in Syria.
AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta
In northern Syria, Trump has caused U.S. allies and rivals to view American commitments in a new, uncertain light. Other countries may now shift to depend less on the U.S., weakening national power.
There’s power in numbers.
Scholars say a 'critical mass' of representation is necessary to overcome 'token' status. That's exactly what we saw at the Democratic debate in Atlanta.
Israeli authorities demolish water wells in the area around the Israeli settlement of Kiryat Arba, near the West Bank city of Hebron.
Abed Al Hashlamoun/EPA
The US no longer views Israeli settlements on the West Bank as going against international law. What this means for Palestinians.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was indicted on corruption charges Wednesday, both the charges and Netanyahu's response to them were reminiscent of the situation President Trump is in.
A mass grave is excavated in Khan Al-Rubea in 2003 that witnesses say is filled with the remains of Shia whom Saddam executed in 1991.
Distrust of the US – even if misplaced – can linger for decades, thwarting Washington’s foreign policy goals. A former US diplomat in Iraq reflects on that country's skepticism of US aid efforts.
L'appel des camps, Street Art, bâtiment de la “Tour Paris 13”, avant destruction dans le cadre d’une opération de rénovation urbaine.
We have entered a resurgent age of racism wherein discrimination is globalised, normalised and weaponised.
In Ukraine, President Zelenskiy has a new nickname - Monica.
AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky
Ukrainian President Zelenskiy has some not-so-funny issues facing him. Having his country ridiculed in the impeachment hearings won't make solving them easier.
A recent poll has Pete Buttigieg pulling ahead of Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren for the Democratic presidential election.
The Indiana mayor has enjoyed a huge leap in support in a recent Iowa poll, but whteher that will translate across the country is far less certain.
Boris Yeltsin shakes hands with Russia’s most powerful businessmen in Moscow.
Oligarchs have made headlines recently as the impeachment hearings against President Donald Trump move forward.
Top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine William Taylor, left, and Foreign Service officer George Kent are sworn in before the House Intelligence Committee during the first public impeachment hearing.
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The first day of public impeachment testimony was defined, in part, by strongly worded statements from Representatives Adam Schiff and Devin Nunes.
President Donald Trump meets with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the United Nations General Assembly in September 2019. Both men have put the rule of law in their crosshairs.
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Authoritative statements by esteemed officials that the rule of law has been violated no longer have political consequences. Scandals that would have ended careers only a few years ago barely register.
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From Boris Johnson to Donald Trump, a new breed of bullshitting politicians is flourishing.
Tallies are displayed as House members vote on a resolution on impeachment procedure on Oct. 31, 2019.
Democrats and Republicans are speaking about impeachment with dramatically different language. The winner of this frame war will succeed in shaping how Americans understand the impeachment inquiry.
Sen. Susan Collins is among the senators who have chosen to stay quiet about impeachment so far.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
No written law or rule requires the senators to remain silent on the issues. But it's probably a good idea, and a promising sign of fairness.