Conflict & Justice

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Conflict

Iraq wants foreign troops out after airstrike

Iraq's parliament called on Sunday for US and other foreign troops to leave as a backlash grows against the US killing of a top Iranian general, and President Donald Trump doubled down on threats to target Iranian sites if Tehran retaliates.

10 US immigration issues to watch in 2020

Last year, the Trump administration rolled out several policies that restricted access to asylum, as well as employment-based and family-based immigration pathways. With a presidential election on the horizon, 2020 could bring even more restrictions. Here's what we're watching.

Conflict

US strike kills top Iranian commander

Iran threatened on Friday to hit back hard after a US air strike in Baghdad killed Qasem Soleimani, commander of Iran's elite Quds Force and architect of its growing military influence in the Middle East.

Global Politics

Is Turkey seeking a neo-Ottoman Empire?

Turkey is flexing its muscle as a regional power. On Thursday, the Turkish parliament approved a plan to send troops across the Mediterranean to Libya, which is in the midst of a complex civil war. The World's Marco Werman speaks with former Ambassador David Shinn on what this move means.

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