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A Thin Line of Defense Against Honor Killings

published about 2 hours ago
A Thin Line of Defense Against Honor Killings
Women’s shelters are one of the most provocative legacies of the Western presence in Afghanistan.

In China’s Legislature, the Rich Are More Than Represented

published about 6 hours ago
Among the 1,271 richest Chinese people tracked by the Shanghai-based Hurun Report, 203 are delegates to the nation’s Parliament or its advisory body, which will convene jointly this week.

Op-Ed Contributor: Against ISIS, Try Patience

published about 9 hours ago
Op-Ed Contributor: Against ISIS, Try Patience
We should remember that the threat posed to us by radical Islam, while real, is not an existential one.

North Korea Launches 2 Missiles Into Sea to Protest U.S. War Games With South

published about 13 hours ago
South Korea condemned the North Korean missile tests as a “saber-rattling provocation” and a violation of United Nations resolutions.

Test Flights to Advance Global Tracking Effort

published about 14 hours ago
Test Flights to Advance Global Tracking Effort
The U.S. and five Pacific countries agreed to participate in demonstration flights to pave the way for universal tracking of jetliners—a move prompted by the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 nearly a year ago.