How 2011 Iraq Relates to Syria Today

Following the near destruction of ISIS in Iraq and in the U.S. “zone” in northeastern Syria, and then a call recently by the President Donald Trump to pull out of Syria, administration officials, pundits and foreign leaders have all urged the president to keep troops in Syria. As justification, these officials—including Secretary Mattis—often cite deleterious […]

The FBI has obtained secret wiretaps collected by Spanish police of conversations involving Alexander Torshin, a deputy governor of Russia’s Central Bank who has forged close ties with U.S. lawmakers and the National Rifle Association : worldnews

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Keeping Bohemian as Real Estate Prices Soar: The Canada Letter

This week a fourth Canadian joined The Times’s contingent in Canada. Lindsey Wiebe, who grew up on a farm in Western Manitoba, is our audience growth editor. That means she’ll be working with Dan Bilefsky, Catherine Porter and me to help connect more Canadians more deeply with New York Times journalism, and understand better what […]

Hillary Clinton’s Other Dream Job? To Run Facebook.

Hillary Clinton said a dream job of hers would be to run a high-profile company: Facebook (File Photo) Since her defeat in the 2016 election, speculation has churned about Hillary Clinton and what she set her mind to after losing a second run for the U.S. presidency. On Friday, Clinton indicated that a dream job […]

Harvey Weinstein, Ireland, Hawaii: Your Friday Evening Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good evening. Here’s the latest. 1. “We got you, Harvey Weinstein, we got you.” Those were the first words Rose McGowan tweeted after the disgraced Hollywood producer was arrested in New York, on charges that he raped one woman and forced another to perform oral […]