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Recent articles by Adam:

Responding to Uighur criticism, Chinese diplomat points to racial segregation in DC

"It's an area for the black & Latin," Lijian Zhao wrote about Southwest D.C. on Twitter, before explaining that he actually meant Southeast. He later deleted the tweets. → Read More

U.S. allies risk becoming collateral damage in Iran fight

There's little desire for a conflict with Iran, but American pressure and Iranian provocation is making one more likely. → Read More

Iceland criticized Duterte’s drug war, so he accused its people of ‘eating ice’

“What is the problem of Iceland? It’s just ice,” the Philippine president said Friday in Manila. → Read More

British Ambassador Kim Darroch isn't the undiplomatic one

What the British ambassador said in private was tame. What Trump’s diplomats do in public is really shocking. → Read More

France moves to combat climate change by making flights more expensive

A new French "ecotax" on flights will provide funds for investment in rail networks. → Read More

Kim Darroch: The not-so-secret history of ambassadors trashing their hosts

Britain's ambassador to Washington, who called Trump "inept," is not the first diplomat to be caught offering unflattering views of his host nation's leader. → Read More

Sudan may follow a perilous Arab Spring playbook: The strongman falls, his allies remain

The involvement of notorious military leaders in Sudan’s planned transition to civilian rule recalls recent failures in democratic reform in Arab Spring countries. → Read More

Trump’s July 4 military parade is a celebration of himself

The president will celebrate his own freedom on Independence Day. → Read More

The future of the Iranian nuclear deal could hinge on one key detail

The uranium stockpile limit is a relatively minor detail of the nuclear agreement. → Read More

Japan resumed commercial whaling after 31 years. New photos show what that looks like.

Despite dwindling demand for whale meat, Japan's commercial whalers officially returned to the hunt Monday. → Read More

Why Hong Kong has grown increasingly fearful of Chinese control

Successive events dating back more than a decade have led many to feel as though the walls are closing in. → Read More

Britain’s Theresa May gave Putin the cold shoulder. Trump joked with him.

The US-UK special relationship looks miles apart on Russia. → Read More

Saudi Arabia’s MBS is center stage at G-20, only nine months after Khashoggi killing

At last year's summit, the Crown Prince appeared to be a pariah. In Japan, he's been warmly embraced. → Read More

Trump heads to the G-20, and Japan braces for impact

Trump will dominate the summit, no matter what's on the agenda. → Read More

China, not terrorism, dominates discussion of threats to America in first Democratic debate

Terrorism dominated the 2016 election discussion of foreign policy. Things may be different this time around. → Read More

The Trump administration says Gaza could become a new Dubai. It doesn’t have an airport.

How can Gaza develop without direct access to the outside world? → Read More

With sanctions on Iran’s supreme leader, Trump targets both a religious authority and an economic empire

The latest round of U.S. sanctions on Iran is unlikely to have a major financial impact. → Read More

New York man latest confirmed to have died during vacation to Dominican Republic

At least 11 U.S. citizens have died recently while visiting the Caribbean nation known for its all-inclusive resorts. → Read More

'It is odd’: Sajid Javid, candidate for British prime minister, says he isn’t sure why he was not invited to dine with Trump

As home secretary, Javid is among the four most senior politicians in Britain. → Read More

Britain’s next prime minister could make Brexit worse

Britain's path out of the European Union is getting more detached from reality. → Read More