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Killing Terrorists Is
Not a Strategy

Trump’s vague plan for greater aggression in Afghanistan is a recipe for a never-ending war.

In Phoenix, Trump Could Pour Gasoline on the Fire He Started Last Week

Pakistan Is Quiet After Trump’s Speech. India Is Loving It.

Trump Ignores Advice Not to Stare Directly at the Sun

Who Won the Eclipse on the Internet


A Turning Point for Trump’s Foreign Policy

His early reckless promises have given way to a doctrine that mostly upholds Obama’s views.

Go Ahead, Heap
Rewards on
Your Kid

Parents are told stickers and
trinkets for good behavior will
ruin their children—but the
research is wildly misunderstood.

Off Twitter, Trump’s Foreign Policy Looks Remarkably Conventional

Giving Kids Rewards for Good Behavior Will Not Ruin Them

Game of Thrones’ Arya and Sansa Stark Are Neglecting the Power of Sisterhood

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