Lebanon’s Meltdown Has Become a Dystopian Nightmare
The IAEA Just Bought Some Time for Nuclear Diplomacy With Iran
The ICC Is Just Getting Started on Going After Putin
Can Putin Change Russia’s Role From Spoiler to Global Power?
For Turkey’s Opposition, Defeating Erdogan Might Not Be Enough
Fernandez Is Attacking Argentina’s Courts Instead of Its Problems
A Defiant Macron Finds Himself Perfectly Alone
Mexico Investigates Migrant Deaths in Border City Fire as Homicide Case
By Simon Romero, Natalie Kitroeff & Eileen Sullivan | The New York Times
Mexican officials announced Wednesday that they were investigating a fire at a migrant detention center in Ciudad Juarez as a homicide case, saying that government workers and private security employees had not allowed detainees to escape from the blaze that killed at least 39 people.
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Russian Security Service Detains Wall Street Journal Reporter Evan Gershkovich
By Daniel Michaels | The Wall Street Journal
Russia’s main security agency said it had detained a Wall Street Journal reporter for what it described as espionage.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Names His Son Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi
By Andrew England | Financial Times
Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, president of the United Arab Emirates, has named his eldest son crown prince of Abu Dhabi as part of a series of changes to the oil-rich Gulf state’s top leadership.
Top U.N. Court to Rule in Iran-U.S. Dispute Over Frozen Assets
By Mike Corder | Associated Press (free)
The United Nations’ highest court is set to rule Thursday in a case filed by Iran against the United States over frozen Iranian assets worth some $2 billion that the U.S. Supreme Court awarded to victims of a 1983 bombing in Lebanon and other attacks linked to Tehran.
Harris Enters the Fray Over Democracy With Visit to Tanzania
By Chris Megerian & Evelyne Musambi | Associated Press (free)
U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris on Thursday encouraged Tanzania’s fragile progress toward a more inclusive government as she stepped onto the front lines of America’s push to strengthen democracy in Africa.
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Diplomats in Robes?
By Aziz Huq & Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar | Foreign Affairs
The Supreme Court’s unwelcome forays into foreign policy.
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