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Has U.S. Foreign Policy Been Too Focused on Counterterrorism?

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A group of experts weighs in on whether U.S. foreign policy has focused too much on counterterrorism over the past decade.
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Lebanon wants UN to facilitate return of Syrian refugees

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BEIRUT - Lebanon's caretaker foreign minister threatened Thursday to increase pressure on the U.N. refugee agency if it does not change its policies, which he says discourage Syrian refugees from returning to their country.
Gibran Bassil made his comments in Geneva following a meeting with Filippo Grandi, the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, days after the Lebanese official ordered a freeze on the renewal of residency permits for UNHCR staff.
Bassil said he is ready to lift the measures “if I see tangible steps,” but is also ready to take further action if things continue as they...
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Lebanon wants UN to facilitate return of Syrian refugees

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Lebanon's caretaker foreign minister is threatening to increase pressure on the U.N. refugee agency if it does not change its policies, which he says discourage Syrian refugees from returning to their country
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Did America Get China Wrong?

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Experts from both the United States and China weigh in on Kurt Campbell and Ely Ratner's March/April article about U.S. China policy.
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Trump admin says 500 families reunified, but thousands unaccounted for

Trump admin says 500 families reunified, but thousands unaccounted for

From April 19 through the end of May, 1,995 children were separated due to the administration's "zero tolerance" policy, and 2,342 were separated from May 5 to June 9... Read more ...

Caught on camera: Fire burns nearly a dozen cars in North Carolina parking lot

Caught on camera: Fire burns nearly a dozen cars in North Carolina parking lot

Multiple vehicles went up in flames at Carowinds amusement park Friday afternoon in Charlotte, North Carolina. Read more ...

No narcotics found in Anthony Bourdain's system at death, say French officials

No narcotics found in Anthony Bourdain's system at death, say French officials

CNN said Bourdain was in France working on an upcoming episode of his award-winning CNN series, "Parts Unknown." Read more ...

9,000 barrels of bourbon crash to ground after collapse at Kentucky distillery

9,000 barrels of bourbon crash to ground after collapse at Kentucky distillery

The Kentucky building houses about 20,000 barrels of aging bourbon. Read more ...

Police need warrant for cell phone location data, SCOTUS rules

Police need warrant for cell phone location data, SCOTUS rules

The US Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a defendant challenging the government's use of his cellphone location information without a warrant. Read more ...

Senators seek answers amid reports of migrant children being abused at...

Senators seek answers amid reports of migrant children being abused at Virginia facility

Two senators are pushing the Trump administration for answers about a juvenile detention facility in Virginia where immigrant children said they were bound, beaten and put in... Read more ...

'I am confused and afraid:' School releases poem written by teen shot...

'I am confused and afraid:' School releases poem written by teen shot, killed by officer

Police have said the 17-year-old was unarmed and fleeing from a traffic stop when he was shot. Read more ...

Caught on camera: Mom found with heroin after dozing off in drive-thru with...

Caught on camera: Mom found with heroin after dozing off in drive-thru with toddler

Investigators said they found a glass pipe with residue and a straw with white powder residue touching her 2-year-old daughter's pacifier. Read more ...

The crying little girl in those iconic border photos was not separated from...

The crying little girl in those iconic border photos was not separated from her mother

But thousands of children remain in U.S. custody without their parents. Read more ...

Festival vendor convinces people to purchase $38 'hot dog water'

Festival vendor convinces people to purchase $38 'hot dog water'

Great news: It's keto-friendly. Read more ...