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Democrats need to stand up to Clinton's wild claims

  • Politics is an unpleasant endeavor. At its core, it is a fight for power — whether in a democracy, autocracy or some system of governance between the two. That desire to win and control can cause politicians to do all sorts of despicable things. For millennia, city states warred with each oth...
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Middle East peace cannot be imposed by outsiders

  • Jason Greenblatt has announced he is returning to private industry. (Reuters) Whether they realize it or not, the White House team tasked with promoting an Israeli-Palestinian peace plan has called it quits. That’s not a bad thing. Here’s some explanation. Jason Greenblatt, an ...
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Poland’s warning from history ahead of Middle East conference

  • US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz. (File photo/AFP) The governments of Poland and the US will host a conference in Warsaw to address issues related to the Middle East on Wednesday and Thursday. The hosts expect representatives from at least ...
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How fledgling Saudi-US ties were buoyed in Egypt

  • Saudi Arabia’s King Abdul Aziz meets with American President Franklin D. Roosevelt on Feb. 14, 1945. (SPA) This month will see the 74th anniversary of the first meeting between a Saudi king and an American president, which is often considered the start of the relationship between the tw...
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The captivating Senate races that could ultimately boost Trump

  • Texas Republican US Senator Ted Cruz. (AFP) There are two houses in the US Congress, and control of each is up for grabs on Nov. 6, when the midterm elections will be held. Currently, President Donald Trump’s Republican Party controls both houses of Congress, but the Democrats want to c...
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Trump playing hardball on oil prices

  • Over the course of his first 20 months in office, President Donald Trump has diverged from the traditional behavior of his political party in a few areas, but none more so than the foreign policy of trade and economics. While the Republican Party has traditionally feared trade wars, Trump ha...
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These business partners will each drive a hard bargain

  • Of all the tasks on Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s visit to the US, the most important may be enlisting partners for his efforts to transform the Kingdom’s economy. He needs a little business help, and the US is the best place to find that; its big business landscape is strong right now and...
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