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December 8, 2017
Dina Powell, the deputy national security adviser, before a news conference with President Donald Trump and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, April 12, 2017. (Al Drago/The New York Times Copyright 2017)
Dina Powell, deputy national security adviser, to depart White House
December 8, 2017 - 12:47pm
October 19, 2016
Dennis Torgerson letter: How the Middle East was destabilized
October 19, 2016 - 12:13pm
October 18, 2016
U.S army soldiers arrive Tuesday at a military base in the Makhmour area near Mosul, Iraq, during an operation to attack Islamic State militants there. 

Reuters
Islamic State said to use human shields as coalition advances on Mosul
October 18, 2016 - 4:19pm
October 12, 2016
Fred Cogelow letter: Laying the blame for ISIS
October 12, 2016 - 1:35am
October 6, 2016
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad speaks during an interview with Denmark's TV 2, in this handout picture provided Thursday by SANA. 

Reuters
Assad offers rebels amnesty if they surrender Aleppo
October 6, 2016 - 5:54pm
March 26, 2015
Letter: Ill-advised talks with Iran
March 26, 2015 - 10:49am
March 21, 2013
Editorial: Use some caution in our view of war
March 21, 2013 - 12:00am