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Amid growing tensions with Russia, a push for meaningful dialogue

Amid growing tensions with Russia, a push for meaningful dialogue “They haven’t improved,” says the former Russian energy minister and businessman, whose foundation underwrites Russian participation in a longstanding effort to boost bilateral relations through unofficial, “Track II” diplomacy. In fact, US-Russian relations have only sunk into deeper distress since September, the last time the two citizens’ delegations of the Dartmouth Conference met: more sanctions, more diplomatic expulsions, more military clashes in Syria, and a growing sense that the entire US-Russian arms-control regime is at risk. “I invest my time, energy, money,” says Dr. Shafranik, co-chair of the Dartmouth dialogues.


Poachers become protectors: How tigers bounced back in an Indian park

Poachers become protectors: How tigers bounced back in an Indian park Over two days inside Periyar Tiger Reserve, a national park in South India, Mr. Chacko and his colleagues demonstrate time and time again their knowledge of this forest and its inhabitants. Since they were teenagers, the men have shared the lush Cardamon Hills and shores of the Periyar River with bison, elephants, and tigers – originally, as poachers. Today, they work as tour guides and caretakers of the national park, thanks to an initiative by the local forest department.


In many ways, Qatar has benefited from its neighbors’ blockade, Qatar’s Arab neighbors should embrace Al Jazeera, Iran’s #MeToo moment begins, To turn plastic pollution awareness into change, we must act, Every one of us should refuse what we can’t reuse

In many ways, Qatar has benefited from its neighbors’ blockade, Qatar’s Arab neighbors should embrace Al Jazeera, Iran’s #MeToo moment begins, To turn plastic pollution awareness into change, we must act, Every one of us should refuse what we can’t reuse “When the blockade was imposed on Qatar on June 5, 2017, few expected it to last as long as it has,” writes Sultan Barakat. “One year on, what started as an expression of frustration with, and attempt to change, Qatar’s independent foreign policy, has, in fact, deepened the political divisions and, if anything, made it more difficult to envisage a return to Gulf unity.


Readers write: Understanding thinking in Taiwan, both sides of the issue, women pursuing professions

Readers write: Understanding thinking in Taiwan, both sides of the issue, women pursuing professions The April 16 Focus story, “Beijing’s bid to win over young Taiwanese,” gave a very comprehensive account of what is going on in Taiwan, providing the background needed to best understand the thinking of its people. Recommended: Could you pass a US citizenship test? Many residents feel they absolutely need guns for protection – protection from wild animals in addition to lawless people.


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