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Americans are wringing their hands about the grave threat that a nuclear Iran would pose to the United States. But the numbers tell a different story.
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There's much more where this came from, but here are five terrible ideas to get us started.
Vice President Joe Biden's confident speech today painted Mitt Romney as both George W. Bush and Michael Dukakis when it comes to foreign policy.
President Obama is on the right track with Monday's executive order, but the United States needs to get tougher on the global digital arms race.
In the Islamic Republic of Iran, all politics may not be sexual, but all sex is political.
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Turkey can be a democratic model for the Middle East, its president says.
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