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  • Syria's Assad: Still the wrong choice

     Syria's Assad: Still the wrong choice
    The war in Syria, and the proxy war between Iran and Saudi Arabia it in part represents, again reared its ugly head in Beirut on Dec. 27 and Jan. 2. First came the car bomb that killed moderate Lebanese politician Mohamad Chatah and six others. Many...
  • Is Mideast peace possible?

     Is Mideast peace possible?
    In its quest for an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement, the United States has pursued essentially the same objective over several administrations. So when Secretary of State John F. Kerry announced during his latest round of shuttle diplomacy that "we...
  • U.S. trade deficit sinks to 4-year low as American exports rise

    U.S. trade deficit sinks to 4-year low as American exports rise
    WASHINGTON — Rising American exports and surging energy production at home are narrowing the nation's typically large trade deficit, lifting the growth prospects for the economy and the job market. For the second straight month, American exports...
  • Foreign films 'Wadjda' and 'Broken Circle' come with back stories

    Foreign films 'Wadjda' and 'Broken Circle' come with back stories
    The foreign-language film field for the 2014 Academy Awards is an uncommonly strong one, incorporating the luscious fever dream "The Grand Beauty" (Italy), the heartbreaking family drama "Ilo Ilo" (Philippines) and "Gris Gris" (Chad), the story of a man...
  • Letters: The best way to deal with Iran

    Re "How to negotiate with Iran," Opinion, Oct. 29 Dennis Ross and his colleagues lay out a sophisticated and nuanced strategy for dealing with Iran at this critical junction, something the Obama administration seems not to have accomplished. This is...
  • Kerry's Cairo visit underlines differences between U.S., Egypt

    Kerry's Cairo visit underlines differences between U.S., Egypt
    CAIRO—Secretary of State John F. Kerry paid a brief visit to Egypt on Sunday that was meant to smooth over recent rifts, but laid bare the two countries’ differences over authoritarian practices of the military-backed government that...
  • How early awards might shake up Oscar predictions

    How early awards might shake up Oscar predictions
    It's mid-December, and everybody's a winner, what with critics' prizes and best-ofs and award nominations being announced seemingly around the clock. Has any of this changed the best picture race? And how are the documentary and foreign-language...
  • U.S. holds talks about Yemen detention center for Guantanamo inmates

    U.S. holds talks about Yemen detention center for Guantanamo inmates
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is in talks with Yemeni officials to set up a detention facility outside their capital to hold dozens of terrorism suspects from Guantanamo Bay and Afghanistan, U.S. and Yemeni officials say. The plan...
  • Iran nuclear deal close, but important issues remain, Kerry says

    Iran nuclear deal close, but important issues remain, Kerry says
    WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State John F. Kerry joined closed-door talks in Geneva on Friday amid indications that Iran and six world powers might be on the verge of a breakthrough in curbing the Islamic Republic's nuclear ambitions. But Kerry...
  • France's role in scuttling Iran nuclear deal prompts speculation

    France's role in scuttling Iran nuclear deal prompts speculation
    WASHINGTON — France's role in the unraveling of an international deal to curb Iran's nuclear program brought angry reactions Sunday from Tehran, glowing praise from Iran's detractors and a whirl of speculation about what the French motive might be....
  • Key figure in Haqqani militant group is shot to death in Pakistan

    Key figure in Haqqani militant group is shot to death in Pakistan
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – A financier and senior leader of the feared Haqqani network, a group credited with attacks on the Indian embassy in Kabul and numerous strikes on NATO forces in Afghanistan, was shot to death on the outskirts of the Pakistani...