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Donald Trump

What the world makes of the Donald.

Boots on the ground

A proposal for military action to aid refugees.

Gloria Steinem

Steinem was an energetic global representative.

How a vibrant and engaged Mexican student body is turning into a rotting corpse.

A group of landmine survivors in Cambodia

At last, the U.S. has begun observing parts of the Ottawa Convention.

Pro-independence flyers in Scotland

CPD Advisory Board Member Kounalakis on what gets lost when independence is gained.

Al Jazeera

China and Russia are fighting a heated war with the United States.

Obama plays ball

For years, the rest of the world has looked to America – either with gratitude or resentment – as the world’s policeman. Now, that 911 call may be rerouted.