Shaky EU-Turkey agreement over migrants could fall through

| Mar 19, 2016

Shaky EU-Turkey agreement over migrants could fall through

A deal between the European Union and Turkey meant to curb the flow of migrants into Europe in return for financial and political rewards could unravel within months because neither side looks able to deliver on its commitments. Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and ...

Pyongyang's nuke threat not all bluff

| Mar 17, 2016

Pyongyang's nuke threat not all bluff

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Skeptics of North Korea’s nuclear threat, and there are many, have long clung to two comforting thoughts. While the North has the bomb, it doesn’t have a warhead small enough to put on a long-range rocket. And it certainly doesn’t have a re-entry vehicle ...

U.S., Russia pull the strings as Syria war enters sixth year

| Mar 14, 2016

U.S., Russia pull the strings as Syria war enters sixth year

The United States and Russia are pulling the strings in Syria’s five-year war, experts say, pressuring opposing sides and leveraging rival regional powers to reach a settlement. As the conflict enters its sixth year, the embattled regime and fractured opposition are in Geneva for ...

Would Trump's trade threats work? Experts are skeptical

| Mar 14, 2016

Would Trump's trade threats work? Experts are skeptical

Donald Trump has promised to shred America’s trade deals and impose fines on imports from Mexico and China. He has gone so far as to swear off Oreos to protest Nabisco’s transfer of cookie production from Chicago to Mexico. By attacking trade agreements, the ...

Clinton can reuse her Sanders tactics on Trump

| Mar 2, 2016

Clinton can reuse her Sanders tactics on Trump

To bounce back against Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton turned to her strengths — rallying African-Americans, Latinos and especially women to her history-making candidacy. They helped her dismantle Sanders on Super Tuesday. And they’ll help her with her general election challenge — especially if she’s ...