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It is the modern era's military strategy of choice: overwhelming air power delivering precision-guided punishment backed by intelligence on the ground, with minimal exposure for soldiers of the striking side.
2015/5/29
Shortly after seizing power in a coup that followed months of debilitating street protests, Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha vowed to end Thailand's decade of political upheaval once and for all. In his words, "to bring everything out in the open and fix it."
2015/5/24
If the U.S. doesn't write the rules of international trade, President Barack Obama warns, China will. In fact, China is already helping write those rules, and in some ways has jumped ahead of the game.
2015/5/21
A dozen years later, American politics has reached a rough consensus about the Iraq War: It was a mistake. Politicians hoping to be president rarely run ahead of public opinion. So it's a revealing moment when the major contenders for president in both parties find it best to say that 4,491 Americans and countless Iraqis lost their lives in a war that shouldn't have been waged.
2015/5/19
A move to write new war powers to authorize the Obama administration's 9-month-old battle against Islamic State militants has stalled in Congress and might even be dead.
2015/5/19
Manny Pacquiao lost his biggest fight in the ring, but that won't stop him from plotting a bigger comeback -- in the political arena that is.
2015/5/14
Hillary Rodham Clinton's family foundation, already the subject of intense scrutiny in the early days of her White House campaign, faces an uncertain future if she is elected president.
2015/5/12
Mayor Bill de Blasio's political vision -- and his political travels -- have increasingly reached far beyond the borders of New York City.
2015/5/12
Benjamin Netanyahu has managed to cobble together a government dominated by nationalist and religious allies, setting the stage for conflict with the Palestinians and much of the world and leaving Israel angrily divided.
2015/5/9
U.S. President Barack Obama will visit the headquarters of sports apparel giant Nike in the western state of Oregon Friday to make his trade policy pitch as he struggles to win over Democrats for what could be the last major legislative push of his presidency. But in choosing the giant sneaker and athletic wear company as his backdrop, Obama has stirred a hornets' nest.
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