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Trump should take a lesson from South Korea on coronavirus and get moving on testing now | Trudy Rubin

South Korea tests more of its citizens for coronavirus in one day than the United States has done since the virus emerged.

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Vladimir Putin just made himself president for life. The world should watch out! | Trudy Rubin

While Trump fiddles on coronavirus and Xi Jinping represses whistle-blowers, Russia's leader arranges to rule forever.

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On coronavirus, Trump should swallow his hunches and let the experts work | Trudy Rubin

Trump's politicization of the coronavirus and promotion of fake good news will undermine public trust and harm efforts to control the disease.

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After Super Tuesday, expect greater Russian election interference amped up by Trump | Trudy Rubin

U.S. security agencies warn that Russia continues to spread false information in order to divide and confuse U.S. voters, but the president calls this a hoax and refuses to denounce it.

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Trump’s India trip: Leaders of world’s two most important democracies trash rule of law | Trudy Rubin

Trump gives Narendra Modi a pass on anti-Muslim laws in India while attacking the rule of law back home.

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’Peace deal’ with Taliban will fail without continued U.S. troops in Afghanistan | Trudy Rubin

If Trump pulls troops out too fast, Afghan "peace talks" will bring civil war and Taliban takeover, along with new terrorist threats.

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Iran’s shame: How saving cheetahs got environmentalists 10-year sentences in Tehran | Trudy Rubin

Despite protests of scientists worldwide, six noted wildlife conservationists, including a dual U.S.-U.K. citizen, were given long prison terms in Iran on false charges of spying.

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Trump interference in Roger Stone case: A pattern of undermining the rule of law | Trudy Rubin

The president's attacks on prosecutors, judges, witnesses, and rivals undermines an independent judiciary and democratic norms.

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In worst Syrian refugee crisis ever, will anyone help? | Trudy Rubin

Russian bombing of civilians in Syria, Turkish ethnic cleansing, and the United States' indifference leave 900,000 Syrians with nowhere to turn to.

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Coronavirus death of Chinese whistle-blower doctor should sober Beijing — and us | Trudy Rubin

The death of Chinese doctor Li Wenliang, who blew the whistle on the coronavirus, illustrates Beijing's failures, but Chinese support for his heroism should win sympathy abroad.