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The U.S.-Turkey Relationship Just Got More Complicated

A terrorist attack in Istanbul renews tensions between longtime allies.

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A Global Hostage Crisis

How Washington tries to prevent international adversaries from using captive Americans as leverage: A Dispatch Explainer.

Lawmakers Respond to Zawahiri Killing

Plus, the Senate will take another crack at a veteran health care bill.

The Morning Dispatch: U.S. Kills al-Qaeda Leader

Plus: What’s in the CHIPS package.

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How Al-Qaeda Facilitates Attacks From Within Prisons

In seeking to free Aafia Siddiqui, the synagogue hostage taker reminds us that the terror group began as a prison movement.

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The Little Country That Could Be a Big Help Fighting Terror and Extremism

Kosovo has been proactive both in countering creeping Iranian influence in the Balkans and in confronting its own terrorist problem.