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News Analysis: Afghan President’s Critics Losing Patience Over Delayed Vote

KABUL, Afghanistan — Over the past year, as Afghanistan’s strained power-sharing government struggled in the face of intense criticism, Western officials repeatedly stepped in to urge patience. American and European diplomats shuttled to the blast-wall-protected villas of the country’s political ...

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News Analysis: Did Trump Kill Off a Two-State Solution? He Says No, Palestinians Say Yes

News Analysis: Did Trump Kill Off a Two-State Solution? He Says No, Palestinians Say Yes

Advertisement WASHINGTON — President Trump, in formally recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Wednesday, declared that the United States still supported a two-state solution to settle the conflict between the Israelis and Palestinians, provided it was “agreed to ...

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Republicans Sought to Undercut an Unfavorable Analysis of the Tax Plan

WASHINGTON — A Republican requirement that Congress consider the full cost of major legislation threatened to derail the party’s $ 1.5 trillion tax rewrite last week. So lawmakers went on the offensive to discredit the agency performing the analysis. In ...

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News Analysis: Washington Eyes a Cold War Strategy Against North Korea

Advertisement WASHINGTON — When Defense Secretary Jim Mattis declared on Tuesday that North Korea now had the missile capability to “threaten everywhere in the world, basically,” he hinted at a long-running debate inside the United States government: Can the same ...

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News Analysis: Prince Harry Casts Aside Ghosts of Royal Marriages Past

Once upon a time, in 1936, a British monarch named Edward VIII was forbidden to marry his divorced American girlfriend and also be king, so he renounced the throne, moved with her to France and lived not-so-happily ever after. Nearly ...

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New Analysis: At Bonn Climate Talks, Stakes Get Higher in Gamble on Planet’s Future

New Analysis: At Bonn Climate Talks, Stakes Get Higher in Gamble on Planet’s Future

Advertisement Climate Supported by New Analysis At Bonn Climate Talks, Stakes Get Higher in Gamble on Planet’s Future ImageLeaders from the United Nations, France, Fiji and Germany at the climate change conference in Bonn, Germany.CreditWolfgang Rattay/Reuters Want the latest climate ...

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