Olympics Open With Koreas Marching Together, Offering Hope for Peace

The détente between North and South transcended several other compelling story lines, including the participation of Russian athletes despite a doping scandal.

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At Davos, the Real Star May Have Been China, Not Trump

While President Trump reassured business leaders that he wanted trade to continue, Beijing extended its economic reach to Latin America and the Arctic.

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News Analysis: Kim Jong-un’s Overture Could Drive a Wedge Between South Korea and the U.S.

North Korea’s surprising call for dialogue with the South may undercut the Trump administration’s tough approach.

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Emboldened Israeli Right Presses Moves to Doom 2-State Solution

After President Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s party has seized momentum to strengthen Israel’s rule of the West Bank.

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Vietnam, in a Bind, Tries to Chart a Path Between U.S. and China

It is hard to overstate the long history of Vietnamese antipathy toward the Chinese. But with the U.S. apparently withdrawing from the region, Hanoi can’t ignore Beijing.

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Case of Missing Lebanese Prime Minister Stirs Middle East Tensions

A series of odd events in the Middle East have analysts and diplomats wondering if they are connected, and whether they are a prelude to war.

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Case of Missing Lebanese Prime Minister Stirs Tensions in the Middle East

A series of odd events in the Middle East have analysts and diplomats wondering if they are connected, and whether they are a prelude to war.

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