Foreign affairs

Kazakhstan's chaotic week, explained
Kazakhstan.
Briefing

Kazakhstan's chaotic week, explained

A chilling prediction about Russia and Ukraine
Vladimir Putin.
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A chilling prediction about Russia and Ukraine

How to help Africa get COVID shots into arms
Africa.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

How to help Africa get COVID shots into arms

Our outdated autocracy talk
Autocrats.
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Our outdated autocracy talk

Biden's democracy summit stumbles on the invite list
President Biden.
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Biden's democracy summit stumbles on the invite list

'Unusual' cable specifies that dozens of CIA informants have been arrested, killed in recent years
CIA logo.
CIA

'Unusual' cable specifies that dozens of CIA informants have been arrested, killed in recent years

2 big takeaways from the German election
The German flag.
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2 big takeaways from the German election

China may have just 'strengthened its bargaining position' through 'hostage diplomacy'
Meng Wanzhou.
a win for beijing?

China may have just 'strengthened its bargaining position' through 'hostage diplomacy'

France's anger at U.S., U.K., Australia over defense deal may not die down quickly
Emmanuel Macron.
this isn't over

France's anger at U.S., U.K., Australia over defense deal may not die down quickly

Haiti's spiral of misery
Jovenel Moise.
Briefing

Haiti's spiral of misery

Biden, Merkel discuss controversial pipeline during White House meeting
Angela Merkel and Joe Biden.
u.s.-german relations

Biden, Merkel discuss controversial pipeline during White House meeting

Europe's turn to the right
Europe.
Picture of Noah MillmanNoah Millman

Europe's turn to the right

Biden says he's 'satisfied' with G7's final stance on China
G7 summit.
that'll do for now

Biden says he's 'satisfied' with G7's final stance on China

Bipartisan group of senators to meet Ukrainian president this week
Volodymyr Zelensky.
Foreign affairs

Bipartisan group of senators to meet Ukrainian president this week

China's Xi Jinping arrives in North Korea for talks with Kim Jong Un
A newspaper shows Kim Jong Un and Xi Jinping.
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China's Xi Jinping arrives in North Korea for talks with Kim Jong Un

U.S. will reportedly end large-scale military drills with South Korea
 South Korean marines take part in a military exercise with the U.S. on April 5, 2018 in Pohang, South Korea.
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U.S. will reportedly end large-scale military drills with South Korea

Tulsi Gabbard warns talk of regime change in Venezuela undermines the Trump-Kim summit
Tulsi Gabbard.
Foreign affairs

Tulsi Gabbard warns talk of regime change in Venezuela undermines the Trump-Kim summit

Acting defense secretary visits Afghanistan to talk peace negotiations
Afghanistan war.
Foreign affairs

Acting defense secretary visits Afghanistan to talk peace negotiations

South Korea agrees to pay more for U.S. troops
Timothy Betts, acting Deputy Assistant Secretary and Senior Advisor for Security Negotiations and Agreements in the US Department of State, stands with South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyun
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South Korea agrees to pay more for U.S. troops

Trump's next summit with Kim Jong Un will be in Hanoi, Vietnam
President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un
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Trump's next summit with Kim Jong Un will be in Hanoi, Vietnam

Trump said he wants to stay in Iraq to 'watch Iran.' Iraq isn't happy.
President Trump.
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Trump said he wants to stay in Iraq to 'watch Iran.' Iraq isn't happy.

Trump reports 'a lot of progress' at his 'incredible' North Korea meeting
President Trump
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Trump reports 'a lot of progress' at his 'incredible' North Korea meeting

Trump and Kim Jong Un are pen pals again
President Trump and Kim Jong Un.
Foreign affairs

Trump and Kim Jong Un are pen pals again

Canada demands China release detained Canadians
Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland
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Canada demands China release detained Canadians

North Korea warns more sanctions would be America's 'greatest miscalculation'
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un
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North Korea warns more sanctions would be America's 'greatest miscalculation'

China summons U.S., Canadian ambassadors to protest tech executive's arrest
Meng Wanzhou
Foreign affairs

China summons U.S., Canadian ambassadors to protest tech executive's arrest

U.S. reportedly mulling adding Venezuela to list of terror sponsors
Nicolas Maduro.
Foreign affairs

U.S. reportedly mulling adding Venezuela to list of terror sponsors

Pence vows more trade war 'until China changes its ways'
Vice President Mike Pence arrives for a photo during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit
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Pence vows more trade war 'until China changes its ways'

Trump and Macron tout their friendship and shared aims for Europe after insult tweet
President Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron
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Trump and Macron tout their friendship and shared aims for Europe after insult tweet

Iran's Rouhani claims renewed American sanctions won't hurt the Iranian economy
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani
Foreign affairs

Iran's Rouhani claims renewed American sanctions won't hurt the Iranian economy

State Department says Russia has triggered more sanctions
Russian President Vladimir Putin
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State Department says Russia has triggered more sanctions

Iran compares Trump to Saddam Hussein as new sanctions go into effect
Hassan Rouhani.
Foreign affairs

Iran compares Trump to Saddam Hussein as new sanctions go into effect

U.S.-South Korean military exercise canceled to ease diplomacy with North Korea
Joint U.S.-South Korea military exercises in 2010
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U.S.-South Korean military exercise canceled to ease diplomacy with North Korea

Pompeo in Japan pledges 'fully coordinated' stance on North Korea
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (L) shakes hands with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
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Pompeo in Japan pledges 'fully coordinated' stance on North Korea

Defense Secretary James Mattis is reportedly uninvited from talks in Beijing
Jim Mattis.
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Defense Secretary James Mattis is reportedly uninvited from talks in Beijing