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Washington Readies for the Likelihood That Erdogan Retains Power

Yet the Turkish leader’s hold on power may not last that long, as inflation is rampant and the government at Ankara is running out of foreign currency.

AP/Emrah Gurel

Kremlin Infighting Intensifying as Putin Pumps Up Nuclear Threats

We may long for the days when Putin merely launched bloody wars and brazenly violated international pacts if one of the Russian extremists now jockeying for position at Moscow gets in power.

Vyacheslav Viktorov, Roscongress Foundation via AP

Senator Cruz Criticizes Biden’s Iran Policies as ‘Exactly Backward’

It all comes back to efforts to revive the nuclear agreement with the Islamic Republic, because ‘as much as some members of the Biden administration might hope to win the war in Ukraine, they care much more about entering an Iran deal,’ he says.

AP/John Locher, file

In Sudan, Washington Needs To Settle on a Side

While neither of the rival warlords is exactly savory, the Biden administration would be wise to pick ‘our SOB’ instead of focusing so much on diplomacy and mediation.

AP/Marwan Ali, file

Zelensky, Assad Share Awkward Encounter at Riyadh

The Arab League’s re-embrace of the Butcher of Damascus shows what can happen when brutal leaders are allowed to win a war, adding urgency to Ukraine’s push to fully expel Putin’s invaders.

Saudi Press Agency via AP

Beijing’s Growing Dominance of World Bodies Seen in Health Group’s Treatment of Taipei

As China escalates its diplomatic campaign to keep Taiwan out, the World Health Organization is denying Taipei a seat at the table.

AP/Chiang Ying-ying, file
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