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World Jan 10How can the foreign policy community get past a bruising election?
WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, national security adviser Susan Rice will symbolically “pass the baton” to her successor, retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, at a ceremony held at the U.S. Institute of Peace.
World Jan 06Russian interference in election a ‘hostile act,’ John Kerry says in PBS NewsHour interview
Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday called Russian attempts to interfere in the U.S. election a “hostile act,” though he would not speculate on other reports that senior Russian officials celebrated President-elect Donald Trump’s win.
World Jan 03CIA chief addresses ‘doubters’ of Russian hacking report
Outgoing CIA Director John Brennan said Tuesday that those who doubt Russia’s alleged election hacking should take a look at the forthcoming intelligence report “before they make those judgments.”…
World Dec 22What should Trump do about Syria? We get 5 takes
When President-elect Donald Trump enters office on Jan. 20, the bloody war in Syria against the Assad regime will be nearing its sixth year. We asked several analysts what Trump should do about one of the most intractable problems he…
World Dec 13Here’s what Aleppo looked like before the shelling began
Syria’s northern city of Aleppo was once a thriving commercial hub with a proud history dating back millennia. Photos show what it was like before the bombings.
World Dec 12Photos: In drought-stricken Malawi, rains just ‘don’t come’
Southern Malawi’s dry, crusty fields used to be waist-high with corn. But two consecutive years of low rainfall have meant scarce harvests and have forced farmers to change just about everything they know about farming.
World Dec 09Aid groups confront land mines, ethnic tensions in Mosul conflict
Tens of thousands of Iraqis are fleeing the brutal battle to retake Mosul from Islamic State fighters. And relief organizations are learning they need to navigate ethnic tensions, along with booby trapped terrain, in their efforts to help.
World Dec 08Facing war and hunger, momentum for women’s rights slows in Yemen
In Yemen, where forces loyal to the government are clashing with Houthi rebels, millions are going hungry. Because food is so scarce, aid groups are finding they have to focus on life-saving measures and set women’s empowerment efforts aside –…
World Dec 07Video: Indonesians dig out from widespread earthquake destruction
In the early morning hours Wednesday, Indonesia was hit by a 6.5-magnitude earthquake, which collapsed buildings, ripped apart streets and sent people to area hospitals. Nearly 100 people were killed.
World Dec 05Tony Blair on Trump: ‘Let’s wait and see’ what happens
When it comes to U.S. foreign policy under President-elect Donald Trump, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair is taking a wait-and-see approach.