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A Game-Changer in Syria and Turkey

MANPADS were used by Kurdish fighters to shoot down a Turkish helicopter in a serious escalation of the broader Syrian civil war. The Kremlin has plausible deniability on its side, but it could well have provided the rockets itself.

NSA Proves Russia Behind Litvinenko’s Murder

The Telegraph reveals that the NSA provided proof that the Kremlin killed the spy-turned-dissident in 2006.

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Pressuring Pyongyang

An analysis of their trade flows suggests so.


We are greatly saddened here at The American Interest to hear about the death of our friend, colleague, and mentor Zbigniew Brzezinski.

China's Big Money Diplomacy

China wants to help Egypt construct a new capital—but can they follow through?

social norms

The President’s assault on P.C. was at least partly successful. That is both good and bad.

Alliances and Allies

It’s time our allies, and our foreign policy establishment, engage with our President’s worldview on its own terms.

Minya Attack

28 Copts killed in point-blank attack on pilgrims.

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