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We Can’t Win in Afghanistan Because We Don’t Know Why We’re There

We Can’t Win in Afghanistan Because We Don’t Know Why We’re There

American soldiers in Kunduz, Afghanistan, in October 2010.

How Nations Recover

How Nations Recover

A meeting of the Anti-Corn Law League in London’s Drury Lane Theater in 1838.

The Art of the Broken Deal

The Art of the Broken Deal

President Trump at the White House on Friday.

Cages Are Cruel. The Desert Is, Too.

Cages Are Cruel. The Desert Is, Too.

A marker over an immigrant’s grave in Holtville, Calif. Hundreds of immigrants, many of whom died while crossing the desert from Mexico into the United States, are buried in a cemetery there.

The Gathering Threat to Abortion Rights

The Gathering Threat to Abortion Rights

Protesters on both sides of the abortion issue gathered outside the Supreme Court in Washington during the March for Life.

Trump Immigration Policy Veers From Abhorrent to Evil

Trump Immigration Policy Veers From Abhorrent to Evil

Central American asylum-seekers waiting in April for buses to take them to the Mexico-United States border.

Trump Whines That Google Isn’t a Safe Space

Trump Whines That Google Isn’t a Safe Space

President Trump is accusing Google and other technology companies of having a liberal bias.

Why Are Hong Kong’s ‘Localists’ on Their Own?

Why Are Hong Kong’s ‘Localists’ on Their Own?

Edward Leung, center, shown in 2016, is a leading independence activist now serving a six-year prison sentence for “rioting.”

The End of Miss America

The End of Miss America

Mallory Hagan, being crowned Miss America in 2013, was a subject of sexist emails from a pageant executive.

The Democrats’ Real Diversity Problem

The Democrats’ Real Diversity Problem

Representative Joseph Crowley, Democrat of New York.

A Colder War With Russia?

A Colder War With Russia?

The United States consulate in St. Petersburg, which Russia announced will be closed.

Who Will Listen to Democrats’ Warning on Russia?

Who Will Listen to Democrats’ Warning on Russia?

A billboard showing President Vladimir Putin and President Trump in Montenegro.

The New York Times Endorses Alessandra Biaggi, Jessica Ramos and Zellnor Myrie for State Senate in Thursday’s Primary

The New York Times Endorses Alessandra Biaggi, Jessica Ramos and Zellnor Myrie for State Senate in Thursday’s Primary

Candidates for New York’s Senate at a news conference at City Hall in March. Front row from left, Zellnor Myrie, Jessica Ramos and Alessandra Biaggi, speaking.

Making Dr. King a Pitchman, Turning His Words Upside Down

Making Dr. King a Pitchman, Turning His Words Upside Down

An image from a Super Bowl commercial for Ram trucks that featured a speech by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The use of the speech for advertising has drawn criticism.

Dominique Perrault

Dominique Perrault

Dominique Perrault in his atelier in Paris.

A Renaissance on the Right

A Renaissance on the Right

Identity politics has gained traction on the left and the right.


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