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Left is Suppressing Free Speech and That’s Wrong: Zakaria

The rise of nationalism and growing autocracy around the globe in recent years has led to observations that the world is facing a "democratic recession."  The previous global expansion of democratic values has slowed globally while some countries that once str...
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Trump Declassifies FBI’s Russia Probe Documents

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Monday declassified a trove of documents related to the early days of the FBI's Russia investigation, including portions of a secret surveillance warrant and former FBI Di...
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Here’s What the 2018 Primaries Have Taught Us

The stage is set for a November brawl that could loosen President Donald Trump's grip on Washington. Elections in New York Thursday marked the end of a long, dramatic and sometimes tumultuous primary season ...
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Manafort Pleads Guilty and Will Cooperate With Mueller

WASHINGTON — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort agreed Friday to cooperate with the special counsel's Russia investigation as he pleaded guilty to federal charges and avoided a second trial that could have exposed him to even greater punishment. T...
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Beneath the Surface Risks Lurk for US: Zakaria

It's easy to get mesmerized by the daily news cycle focused on President Trump's unpredictable behavior, says Washington Post columnist Fareed Zakaria. The twin dramas of journalist Bob Woodward's explosive new...
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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...