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Dave Lawler


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Recent articles by Dave:

France recalls ambassadors from U.S. and Australia over submarine deal

This is an extraordinarily rare step between such close allies. → Read More

What the Taliban victory means for Afghanistan's neighbors

The Taliban's victory is a win for Pakistan, a defeat for India and an opportunity for China. → Read More

U.S. completes withdrawal from Afghanistan

The evacuation was completed ahead of the Aug. 31 deadline → Read More

What Taliban rule will look like in the new old Afghanistan

"It's going to take time just to see each other as human." → Read More

How Kabul fell so fast

Biden cites the "will to fight." Others blame his strategy. → Read More

Pentagon to send troops to evacuate embassy staff from Afghanistan

The Taliban is moving closer to Kabul. → Read More

Congress, Europeans trash Russian pipeline agreement

The Ukrainians feel the deal leaves them vulnerable to Moscow. → Read More

Nigeria's government threatens to prosecute people for tweeting

Nigeria’s government is doubling down on its decision to ban Twitter indefinitely, with regulators Monday ordering broadcasters to stop using Twitter even to gather news, and the foreign minister summoning Western ambassadors whose countries criticized the ban. Why it matters: Twitter has been a powerful tool for younger Nigerians to mobilize, including during the massive #EndSARS protests last… → Read More

Biden's next challenge: Vaccine diplomacy

The U.S. has produced 27% of all vaccines, and exported 0% of them. → Read More

America's vaccine rollout has been among the best in the world

It hasn't been perfect. It could be a whole lot worse. → Read More

What to make of the Biden administration's first overseas calls

Netanyahu finally got his call. Egypt and others are still waiting. → Read More

President Biden's first foreign policy address: "America is back"

“America cannot afford to be absent any longer from the world stage." → Read More

World leaders congratulate Biden on election victory

They're not waiting for Trump to concede. → Read More

Trump wants nuclear accord with Putin by election

Two deadlines are approaching: Election Day and the expiration of New START. → Read More

Trump aiming for nuclear arms deal with Russia before Election Day

Two deadlines are approaching: election day, and New START's expiration. → Read More

Global coronavirus death toll crosses 1 million

One in five of the deaths have come in the United States. → Read More

Serbia-Kosovo summit's surprise ending: diplomatic deals with Israel

The Balkan countries also announced an agreement on economic ties. → Read More

Ambassadors sign letter defending Susan Rice's record in Africa

It's a rebuttal to Bret Stephens' critical column. → Read More

Trump announces normalization of ties between Israel and UAE

Israel will suspend its annexation plans in the West Bank as part of the deal. → Read More

The 53 countries supporting China's crackdown on Hong Kong

They're primarily autocratic states, including North Korea, Saudi Arabia, Syria and Zimbabwe. → Read More