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Downtown Billings gains rug shop, second Montague jewelry store

Downtown Billings is welcoming one new face and one new expansion from an old, familiar name.

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David Ignatius: In troubled world, some optimism on Iran, Afghanistan

WASHINGTON — The world has been so chaotic lately that it was easy to overlook two U.S. diplomatic maneuvers — involving the turbulent nations of Afghanistan and Iran — that avoided what could have been dangerous ruptures.

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E.J. Dionne Jr.: Cheneys' chutzpah in recasting Iraq war story

WASHINGTON — The infinitely valuable Yiddish word "chutzpah" is defined as "shameless audacity" or "impudence."

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David Ignatius: History argues for crisis conference in shattering Middle East

WASHINGTON — Let’s look at the reality on the ground in the Middle East: Iraq and Syria are effectively partitioned along sectarian lines; Lebanon and Yemen are close to fracturing; Turkey, Egypt and Saudi Arabia survive intact, but as increasingly authoritarian states.

June 19, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Congress, give diplomacy with Iran a chance

How do we stop Iran? Considering the threat that a nuclear-armed Iran would pose to Israel and the Middle East at-large, it’s a critical question to ask ourselves.

January 24, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

David Ignatius: Iran wants a deal and its nukes, too

TEHRAN — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that despite hitting a “snag” in nuclear negotiations last week, Iran is committed “100 percent” to reaching a comprehensive final agreement. But he voiced tough positions on key issues and said “it’s going to be a bumpy road,” with…

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David Ignatius: Obama's relentlessly pragmatic diplomacy

ABU DHABI — This has been a year when America re-embraced diplomacy after a frustrating decade of war, displaying a relentlessly pragmatic approach that recalls the days of such deal-making former secretaries of state as Henry Kissinger and James A. Baker III.

December 12, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

David Ignatius: America must make new global connections

The crackup ahead lies in the mismatch between the challenges facing America and the public’s willingness to support an activist foreign policy to deal with them. Simply put: There is a splintering of the traditional consensus for global engagement at the very time that some big new problems…

December 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

David Ignatius: Next steps in Iranian nuke deal will be harder than first

WASHINGTON — Now that the Obama administration has won its breakthrough first-step nuclear deal with Iran, officials are planning strategy for the decisive second round that over the next six months will seek a broader and tougher comprehensive agreement.

December 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Tester in Israel meets with prime minister as Iran nuclear deal is announced

Tester in Israel meets with prime minister as Iran nuclear deal is announced

HELENA — On the day the Obama administration revealed an interim nuclear agreement with Iran, U.S. Sen. Jon Tester was in Israel, meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu – and Tester says Netanyahu was not happy.

November 26, 2013 11:58 amLoading…
Enzi, Cheney stake positions on Iran

Enzi, Cheney stake positions on Iran

CASPER, Wyo. — With the fracas over Iran’s nuclear ambitions back in the spotlight, Liz Cheney and Sen. Mike Enzi laid out their positions on that country’s nuclear policy on Thursday.

November 14, 2013 7:42 am Photos

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David Ignatius: Obama's diplomatic opportunity in Persian Gulf

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is approaching one of those moments when a big turn in foreign policy is possible. People can debate whether it's the equivalent of the opening to China or the end of the Cold War, but there's no doubt that this is a time of opportunity — and that, as the …

October 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

David Ignatius: Obama's 2nd-term foreign policy test

WASHINGTON -- On foreign policy, President Obama effectively posted a sign on the White House lawn last summer that said: Come back after Election Day. 

November 11, 2012 12:05 amLoading…
Gen. James Mattis: Insider attacks part of war

Gen. James Mattis: Insider attacks part of war

LARAMIE, Wyo. — Attacks on international forces by Afghan soldiers and police are disheartening but will not diminish the United States' commitment in Afghanistan, said Gen. James Mattis, the top U.S. commander in the Middle East.

October 04, 2012 9:05 pm Photos

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David Ignatius: Iran’s president remains unruffled by speculation about attacks

NEW YORK — Iran may be on the firing line, but President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was as calmly combative as ever over the weekend, dismissing Israel's military threats and predicting that nothing will happen in the nuclear talks until after the U.S. presidential elections.

September 26, 2012 12:05 amLoading…

David Ignatius: Annan floats 1 more plan to avert Syrian civil war

ISTANBUL — Kofi Annan is tinkering with a radical idea for reviving his moribund peace plan for Syria — a road map for political transition there that would be negotiated through a “contact group” that could include, among other nations, Russia and Iran.

June 07, 2012 12:05 amLoading…

David Ignatius: Iranian nuke talks: Brink of deal or brink of war?

WASHINGTON — It’s a classic case of brinkmanship bargaining: Iran and the West, each seeking to squeeze concessions from the other side, have decided to continue their nuclear negotiations on June 17, a few weeks before a punishing new round of sanctions takes effect.

June 04, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Iran, Israel and the nuclear diversion

The Middle East showdown over Iran’s apparent effort to obtain nuclear weapons capability is not entirely about nuclear arms, nor even about regional security. The dispute is, at heart, about power, and preserving it. It’s about the governments of two religiously defined nations using nuclea…

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George Will: Romney fails to connect dots on national security

WASHINGTON -- Through 11 presidential elections, beginning with the Democrats' nomination of George McGovern in 1972, Republicans have enjoyed a presumption of superiority regarding national security. This year, however, events and their rhetoric are dissipating their advantage.

February 09, 2012 12:05 amLoading…

David Ignatius: Can Israel attack Iran without miring U.S. in another war?

BRUSSELS — Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has a lot on his mind these days, from cutting the defense budget to managing the drawdown of U.S. forces in Afghanistan. But his biggest worry is the growing possibility that Israel will attack Iran militarily over the next few months.

February 05, 2012 12:05 amLoading…

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