PALESTINIAN DISILLUSIONMENT

PLO's Husam Zomlot: With Trump's Jerusalem Recognition, U.S. Is on Wrong Side of History

TRUMP'S TARIFFS

President Cracks Down on Steel and Aluminum Imports, Sparking Fears of Trade War

VOTES TO WATCH

Latin America Has Big Votes This Year. Here's Why They Matter.

CUBA IN TRANSITION

Cuba's Raúl Castro to Step Down as Island's Relations with Washington Worsen 

HOME-BUYING TRENDS

Area Luxury Real Estate Market Continues to Grow, Though Picture Is Mixed

SPRING SPECIALS

Washington — And Its Hotels — Usher in Warm Weather with Plenty to Do

VIRTUAL 'TOMB' 

Technology Transports Washingtonians to Jerusalem and Jesus's Final Resting Place 


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With Trump's Jerusalem Recognition,
U.S. Is on the Wrong Side of History

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In May, President Trump will make history when he inaugurates the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem, cementing America's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. But the ribbon-cutting, which coincides with the 70th anniversary of Israel's independence, will be nothing less than "catastrophic," warns Husam Zomlot, Palestine's man in Washington. Read More
Also See: Former U.S. Treasury Official Sees Gulf States Warming to Israel


Trump's Tariffs

Trump's Aluminum, Steel Tariffs
Spark Fears of Global Trade War

a1.tariffs.trump.homePresident Trump's imposition of tariffs on steel and aluminum imports as part of his "America First" agenda has ignited a worldwide firestorm of anger, frustration and confusion — and fears of a tit-for-tat trade war. Read More


Votes to Watch

Latin America Has Big Votes This
Year. Here's Why They Matter.

a2.latin.america.elections.mexico.homeAgainst the backdrop of high-profile corruption scandals, a series of unpredictable elections and transitions will take place this year, notably in Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela and Cuba. In total, nearly two-thirds of Latin Americans will elect a new president in 2018, possibly transforming the region's politics for years to come. Read More


Cuba in Transition

Cuba's Raúl Castro to Step Down as
Its Relations with Washington Worsen

a3.cuba.fidel.homeCome April 19, Cuba — for the first time in nearly six decades — will be led by a man whose last name isn't Castro. But that doesn't mean relations with Washington will get any better. Read More


Nordic Vantage Point

Op-Ed: Security Cooperation
Must Be Mutually Beneficial

a5.norway.marines.homeThe meeting on March 20 between U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis and Norwegian Minister of Defense Frank Bakke-Jensen confirmed the long-standing defense relationship between the United States and Norway. It also confirmed that our security cooperation is a two-way street. Read More


Medical

Why Does the U.S. Spend More on
Health Care Than Other Countries?

a6.medical.healthcare.costs.homeIt's well known that the United States spends a lot more for its health care than other industrialized nations do. But a new study claims that some of the purported explanations for why America's health care bill is so huge simply do not wash. Read More


 

History

Virtual 'Tomb'

Technology Transports
Washingtonians to Jerusalem
and Jesus's Final Resting Place

Diplomatic Spouses

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New Beginning in Balkans

Longtime Montenegrin
Couple Represents
Young Nation

History

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Fabric of Humanity

'Syria: Please Don't Forget
Us' Offers Poignant Story
Of War's Missing Victims

Art

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A Woman’s Place

"Women House" Puts Clever
Twist on Deconstructing
Domestic Stereotypes

Art

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Picture of Persia

'Prince and Shah' Offers
Portrait of 19th-Century
Iranian Royalty

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