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The U.S. sees itself as a humanitarian City on a Hill, fit to judge other nations while giving itself an "exceptionalist" free pass on violations. Dig deeper ( 13 Min. Read )
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Defense Secretary James Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson say the Trump administration has all the legal authority it needs to begin hostilities. Dig deeper ( 5 Min. Read )
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