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Reinventing Liberalism to Secure Prosperity : The Economist

"Liberalism made the modern world, but the modern world is turning against it." So begins a thought-provoking essay from The Economist magazine analyzing the growing global shift away from long-standing Western democratic values to a more widespread accepta...
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US Slashes Number of Refugees to 30,000 Next Year

WASHINGTON — The U.S. will slash the number of refugees it will accept for a second straight year, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday, insisting amid criticism from human rights groups that the country is still committed to providing sanctuary to peopl...
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25 Years Later, Oslo Accords Fail to Deliver for Palestinians

Twenty-five years ago, the Oslo accords heralded a promising new era in the long quest for peace between Israelis and Palestinians. The agreements, signed on the White House lawn on September 13, 1993, "culminated in mutual recognition between Israel and th...
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AP Interview: Iran Nuclear Chief Hopes Deal Will Survive

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's nuclear chief said Tuesday he hopes Tehran's landmark atomic deal with world powers will survive President Donald Trump withdrawing the U.S. from it, warning the Islamic Republic's program stands ready to build advanced centrifuges and fu...
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