Susan Rice Was a Diplomatic Disaster

Joe Biden doesn’t need a running mate who has shown such poor judgment.

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Never a Dull Moment in Trump World

‘One thing I have to give Trump credit for is a general lowering of expectations.’

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Libyan Commander Backed by Russia Says He’s Ready for Talks to End War

Khalifa Hifter saw the collapse this week of his 14-month campaign to capture Tripoli from a government backed by the U.N. and Turkey.

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Mike Pompeo Is the Worst Secretary of State Ever

Where’s the Republican uproar over what’s gone on under his watch?

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By Air and Sea, Mercenaries Landed in Libya. But the Plan Went South.

A short-lived mission uncovered by U.N. investigators offers a glimpse into the world of those who have thrived off Libya’s chaos.

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