Stories By 'The New York Times'
As recently as Tuesday, the Pentagon was advocating an indefinite American military presence in Syria.
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Much as the Spanish government would like to portray the case against Carles Puigdemont, the former leader of Catalonia, as purely a criminal matter, his arrest in Germany on Sunday on a Spanish warrant has pushed the struggle over Catalan independence into a distinctly political arena.
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Saudi Arabia’s powerful heir apparent, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, is visiting Washington and other American cities this week promoting his image as an enlightened reformer out to modernize his conservative country and encourage foreign investment.
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In the catalog of horrors afflicting the world’s most hellish places, South Sudan can check about every bloodied box.
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New Yorkers are accustomed to waiting. So it is not surprising that New Yorkers wait calmly for their governor and mayor to move forcefully on two important transportation ideas with a potential to transform travel in the city.
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Moments arrive when citizens say they’ve had enough, when they rise up against political leaders who do not speak for them and whose moral fecklessness imperils lives.
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