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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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79-year-old man faces child sex charges

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