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Lawyer confirms Brian Laundrie was at Florida campground with parents

Brian Laundrie went on a camping trip in Florida with his parents following Gabby Petito's disappearance, lawyer Steven Bertolino confirmed on Tuesday.
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The Real Life People Brought Back to Life by 'The French Dispatch'
"The French Dispatch" may exist in Wes Anderson's unique unreal world, but many of its characters are based on real legends of journalism.
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Questions remain after FBI confirms newly found remains are Brian Laundrie
The search for Brian Laundrie, a person of interest in the disappearance of his fiancée Gabby Petito, is over. The FBI used dental records to confirm remains found in Florida at a nature preserve belong to Laundrie. Justin Kase of CBS affiliate WINK-TV reports on reaction to the news, and Thuy Lan Nguyen of CBS affiliate WTSP-TV joined "CBSN AM" to discuss the investigation.
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OnlyFans model Genie Exum’s boyfriend seen for first time since alleged knife attack
Baby Boy Pajulas — the name he uses on Instagram where he regularly shows off his rippling six-pack abs — was spotted exclusively by The Post in Bushwick.
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Fact Check: Is Elon Musk Richer Than Warren Buffett and Bill Gates Combined?
The Tesla CEO's wealth is even more notable when compared with other famous billionaires.
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Megan Thee Stallion sizzles in sheer metal mesh for ‘SG’ music video
The rap superstar's sexy look, designed by celebrity favorite Natalia Fedner, was made from woven chains dip-dyed to match the Miami skies.
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Vice President Harris campaigns for McAuliffe in Virginia
Virginia's gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe is getting a boost from prominent Democrats, including Vice President Kamala Harris. CBS news senior White House and political correspondent Ed O'Keefe attended the Democratic candidate's rally Thursday and joined Lana Zak on CBSN to discuss.
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Former Trump Official Believes Trump Will Lose in 2024, Floats 8 Other Candidates
Alyssa Farah said Republican presidential candidates need to "earn" the nomination and losing an election isn't "earning it."
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New Movies On Demand: ‘Injustice,’ ‘Bergman Island,’ + More
Spoiler alert, Superman has turned evil.
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Megan Thee Stallion’s new Popeyes Hottie Sauce is sweet and sassy, just like the rapper
Megan Thee Stallion enters a one-of-a-kind partnership with fast food chain Popeyes, including a Hottie Sauce.
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Toddler's Unexpected Reaction to Being Shot With a Nerf Gun Has Internet in Stitches
A young boy was shot in the stomach by his uncle during a nerf gun fight, and what he did next was totally out of left field.
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Lauren Appell: McAuliffe looks desperate in Virginia, pushes the panic button in tight race
With all eyes on Virginia’s gubernatorial race, Democrat Terry McAuliffe, once thought to be a sure thing, is pushing the panic button in the final weeks of his campaign.
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Is 'The Electrical Life of Louis Wain' Based on a True Story?
Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Louis Wain, the eccentric British artist best known for his drawings featuring large-eyed cats.
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White House officials clarify multiple Biden comments made during live town hall
The White House clarified a number of statements President Biden made during a live town hall Thursday night, walking back his vow to call in the National Guard to aid the congested supply chain and his suggestion that the United States would defend Taiwan from a potential attack from China.
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Everlane's cozy Alpaca Crew is $75 for 24 hours only
For the next 24 hours only, Everlane's Oversized Alpaca Crew is $25 off, bringing the price down to $75 instead of $100.
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Bride Poses With Her Dog for 'First Look' Wedding Photos: 'A Moment With My Special Boy'
The bride said her "only request" was that her dog be among the first to see her in her wedding dress on the big day.
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More than 130 Chicago municipal employees file lawsuit challenging vaccine mandates
More than 130 Chicago municipal workers filed a lawsuit on Thursday, claiming the city and state's vaccine mandates are unconstitutional.
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Italian flight attendants strip off to protest working conditions
Flight attendants from Alitalia, Italy's former national airline, stripped to their underwear to protest job losses -- as well as working conditions of those who have been kept on by new Italian airline, ITA Airways.
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FOX Nation’s new series explores the infamous Long Island Serial Killer case
In their newly released multi-part podcast and accompanying docuseries Grim Tide: Hunting The Long Island Serial Killer, FOX Nation examines the unsolved murder mystery of the Gilgo Beach Murder victims, many of them sex workers, found on Long Island.  
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Fact Check: South Korean Workers Wore 'Squid Game' Costumes at Protest
Images of people dressed in red outfits worn by guards in the Netflix series have spread on social media.
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Business group warns of mass layoffs and 'catastrophic' supply chain disruptions from Biden's vaccine mandate
President Joe Biden's vaccine order will force employers to lay off thousands of workers, making the supply-chain crisis much worse, a major business group warned the White House this week.
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Trump SPAC skyrockets as much as 1,657% since deal was announced
Former President Donald Trump's planned return to Wall Street is setting off a frenzy.
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Robert Durst charged with murder of ex-wife last seen 39 years ago
Convicted killer Robert Durst, who was the subject of the HBO docuseries "The Jinx," has been charged with the murder of his former wife, according to the Westchester District Attorney's office.
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Florida AG Ashley Moody Warns Vaccine Mandates 'Will Not Be Tolerated' in the State
Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody (R) on Thursday warned that vaccine mandates will "not be tolerated" in the Sunshine State, vowing to fight alongside Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) against the federal government's coercive edicts and unprecedented power grab.
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The Anger of Tesla Fans Is Becoming a Problem
They’re mobilizing to stop a needed crackdown that’s barely begun.
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Forecasters predict warmer winter for two-thirds of US
As the US enters a second La Nina year in a row, these weather conditions across the country are typical.
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Florida fire chief: I was fired for refusing to enforce 'unlawful' vaccine mandate
A Florida fire chief said on Friday that he was fired for refusing to enforce a vaccine mandate he thought was “unlawful.”
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Soaring meat prices a tough sell for barbecue pitmasters
For about twenty minutes, Alex Barbosa had his full menu on display -- written in permanent marker on peach-colored butcher paper -- before he had to start taking parts of it down.
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What we know about the Queen's health
Royal rest for Elizabeth II after a dramatic 11th-hour cancelation and brief hospital visit.
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Biden Names Neera Tanden as White House Staff Secretary
The move comes after her nomination as budget director was pulled earlier this year over her frequent caustic remarks on social media.
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Alec Baldwin Shooting Leaves Hollywood Rattled as Questions Over Safety Raised
Halyna Hutchins' death has sent a wave of shock throughout Hollywood as many leading industry figures express their shock over the tragic incident.
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Barbecue restaurants feel the pain of soaring meat prices
Pitmasters worry for the future of their barbecue restaurants as beef, pork and poultry prices continue to rise.
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Former Texas linebacker Jake Ehlinger died of overdose, family says
Jake Ehlinger, a former University of Texas linebacker, died in May by an accidental overdose of “what was believed to be Xanax laced with toxic drugs including deadly Fentanyl,” his family said in a statement obtained by ESPN. Ehlinger — the younger brother of former Longhorns quarterback Sam Ehlinger, who the Colts drafted in April — was...
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CNN Biden town hall dominated by questions from Democrats
Earlier this week, CNN announced the town hall would be an “invitation-only audience,” mirroring another forum the outlet hosted in July in Ohio.
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Prop Gun Specialist Calls Alec Baldwin 'Very Safe,' Says Props Dept. Likely to Blame
A film set weapons expert who has worked with Baldwin before said the actor is very cautious and someone else is likely at fault for Thursday's tragic shooting.
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Josh Hawley Making COVID 'Worse to Further His Political Career': Missouri Newspaper
The GOP senator "wastes our time and his by focusing on imaginary affronts to the cloudless world in which he lives," The Kansas City Star editorial board wrote.
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Southwest Airlines Changes Stance, Will Not Fire Unvaccinated Employees
"Nobody is going to lose their job on December the 9th if we're not perfectly in compliance," the company's CEO, Gary Kelly, said Thursday.
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Prop gun fired by Alec Baldwin in fatal shooting contained live round: union
The prop gun Alec Baldwin used in the accidental shooting that killed a cinematographer on his upcoming movie “Rust" and wounded the director reportedly contained a “live round.”
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Why Childhood Friendships Feel So Intoxicating
Earlier this month, a new novel by the late French writer Simone de Beauvoir was published. Written nearly 70 years ago by a woman who died 35 years ago, Inseparable follows the devoted, almost romantic friendship between fictionalized versions of de Beauvoir and her real-life childhood best friend, Zaza. De Beauvoir was besotted with Zaza. Her consuming infatuation with the girl seeps through every page—perhaps explaining why the author decided the book was too intimate to publish during her lifetime.De Beauvoir’s intense adoration of Zaza may seem unique, but the experience of having such an intoxicating childhood bond is not unusual. As the journalist Lydia Denworth writes in an excerpt of her book Friendship published in The Atlantic, “The intensity of feelings generated by friendship—or loneliness—in childhood and adolescence is by design.” Literature is filled with tales about this type of youthful passion. Anne of Green Gables calls these bonds “bosom friends”—relationships one holds close to the heart. The author Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan novels capture a complex and turbulent portrait of this kind of entanglement in the draw between its two protagonists, Elena and Lila. Elena is entirely in Lila’s thrall; she feeds off her vibrance, imitates her, and kicks off her writing career under Lila’s inspiration. At the same time, Elena is deeply jealous—a layer that only fuels their interdependence.The writer Julie Buntin, who herself had an overwhelming and exhilarating childhood friendship, also considers these types of relationships in her debut novel, Marlena. The work both conjures the fervor of young crushes and critiques the tragic endings they tend to come to in literature. De Beauvoir’s friend died young, as does the titular character of Buntin’s book. In this context, Marlena prompts the reader to ask: Can homages to these fierce, entrancing young people exist without romanticizing the sad fates that seem to befall them? ​Every Friday in the Books Briefing, we thread together Atlantic stories on books that share similar ideas. Know other book lovers who might like this guide? Forward them this email. When you buy a book using a link in this newsletter, we receive a commission. Thank you for supporting The Atlantic. What We’re ReadingDenise Bellon / AKG imagesThe philosopher who took happiness seriously“Unrequited love, embarrassing as it can be, is, in de Beauvoir’s thinking, a way of being unconstrained, because loving the other ‘genuinely’ is to love him ‘in that freedom by which he escapes. Love is then renunciation of all possession.’”
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Robert Durst charged with murder of former wife
Robert Durst was charged with the murder of his former wife, Kathie Durst, who disappeared in 1982.
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Cotopaxi and Teva collaborated to create fall's must-have jacket and slip-on shoe combo
Cotopaxi and Teva have teamed up again to release a jacket and pair of slippers that are absolute must-haves this fall. We tried them out to see if they're really worth your money.
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Jon Stewart defends Dave Chappelle: ‘His intention is never hurtful’
"And if it is [hurtful], it’s certainly unintentional," said Stewart. "He’s really a good man."
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All the expert-approved cold weather camping essentials you need this fall
From layering clothes to finding the right sleeping bag, we talked to expert campers to find out everything you need to know to stay warm when camping this fall.
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What Joe Biden Could Learn From Henry Kissinger
Last month, President Joe Biden went before the United Nations General Assembly in New York and declared the end of America’s forever wars in the Middle East. “As we close this period of relentless war,” he told the assembled representatives, “we’re opening a new era of relentless diplomacy.”But Biden’s speech was accompanied by inauspicious diplomatic steps. First came the shambolic and ignominious withdrawal from Afghanistan, which left America’s allies feeling that the United States had failed to consult adequately with those who had fought beside it before it rushed for the exits. Then Biden announced a new Indo-Pacific defense pact with Australia and the United Kingdom. France, America’s oldest ally, was shafted in the process, its $60 billion contract to build diesel submarines for the Australian navy abruptly canceled, its role and interests in the Indo-Pacific rendered irrelevant to the Asian power equilibrium that Biden was striving to shore up in the face of a growing challenge from China. Relentless diplomacy was beginning to look like ruthless diplomacy. Indeed, if the art of diplomacy is to tell a person to go to hell and make him look forward to the trip, French President Emmanuel Macron’s outrage suggested that Biden had failed to meet that standard.Perhaps Biden could learn something from America’s most accomplished diplomat, Henry Kissinger. At 98, Kissinger remains a controversial figure, his realpolitik brand of balance-of-power diplomacy reviled by some for its application in Laos, Cambodia, Chile, and Bangladesh, but revered by others for achieving the opening with China and détente with the Soviet Union. All of those events, however, took place while Kissinger was serving as Richard Nixon's national security adviser. Only when Kissinger became secretary of state in September 1973 and moved from the West Wing to Foggy Bottom were his diplomatic skills fully put to the test. And that is when his relentless diplomacy in the Middle East sidelined the Soviet Union during the Cold War and produced four Arab-Israeli agreements, which established a new American-led order in that turbulent part of the world and laid the foundations for Arab-Israeli peace.[From the December 2016 issue: The lessons of Henry Kissinger]Like Biden after Afghanistan, Kissinger had to confront the limits to the use of force demonstrated by the United States’ defeat in Vietnam. And like Biden, he faced a period of domestic turmoil, as the Watergate scandal forced Nixon from office and raised questions abroad about the ability of the U.S. to sustain a coherent and reliable foreign policy. Kissinger executed a pivot in U.S. foreign policy away from Southeast Asia toward the Middle East. Ironically, almost five decades later, Biden is now executing a pivot away from the Middle East back toward Southeast Asia.Recognizing the limits of coercive power and facing a growing isolationist trend at home, Kissinger, like Biden, understood that the United States could not afford to withdraw from the world. Instead, Kissinger depended on deft diplomacy to promote American interests at a time of intense geopolitical rivalry, when deploying ground forces was no longer an option. Timothy A. Clary / Getty ; Brownie Harris / Corbis / Getty ; The Atlantic Kissinger’s success was built with several key ingredients. He always began with a clear objective, at least in his own mind, and a strategic concept for how to achieve it. In the Middle East of the 1970s, his objective appeared to be peace between Israel and its Arab neighbors. But that obscured his real purpose, which was to build a new, American-led order in the region. For Kissinger, peacemaking diplomacy was a process designed to ameliorate conflicts between competing powers, not resolve them. He feared that pursuing peace as an idealistic end state would jeopardize the stability that his order was designed to generate. Peace for Kissinger was a problem, not a solution. The desire for peace needed to be manipulated to produce something more reliable, a stable order in a highly volatile part of the world.Kissinger’s diplomatic daring was informed by an innate conservatism. He was wary of the crusading impulses that drove many American leaders to overreach in their desire to remake the world in America’s image. He knew from his study of history that maintaining order was usually too prosaic an objective to inspire presidents, compared with the immortality they might hope to achieve by pursuing peace or democracy in far-off regions that knew little of either. Declarations like Biden’s—that democracy versus autocracy is the defining struggle of our time—were not for Kissinger. Rather, he pursued the more mundane but achievable idea of a balance of power between competing states to deter those who would seek revisions to the order. In his concept, that equilibrium would discourage war and create the conditions over time for peace and democratic change.Once balance had been established, the United States, with its immense power, would play the role of the “indispensable balance wheel,” swinging back and forth between the contending regional powers, ideally positioning itself closer to all of them than they were to one another. That was the challenge for America then: using its power to deter states from disrupting the order and rewarding them for maintaining it. And that is the same challenge Biden faces today.If Kissinger’s theory was clear, its practice was inevitably more complicated, especially in the Middle East. During his time in the White House, Kissinger agitated for a balance of power in which U.S. support for Israel, Saudi Arabia, and the Shah’s Iran would deter the revisionist impulses of Soviet-backed clients in Egypt, Syria, and Iraq. Détente with the Soviet Union buttressed this equilibrium because it committed Moscow to maintaining the regional status quo. The order worked well enough for three years. But it collapsed when Egypt and Syria launched the Yom Kippur War on Israel in October 1973 and the Soviet Union, fearing the loss of its position of influence, swung behind them.Kissinger was as surprised as the Israelis. He had become so confident in the prevailing equilibrium that he had overlooked a principle derived from his study of history: that for the order to be stable, a balance of power was insufficient; there also had to be a “moral consensus” among the powers that the existing arrangements were fair and just. The legitimacy of the Middle Eastern order Kissinger was creating in fact rested on shaky foundations because it failed to provide a sense of fairness or a modicum of justice to the Arab states that had lost territory to Israel in the 1967 Six-Day War.By his own admission, Kissinger had underestimated Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, dismissing him as resembling a character from Verdi’s opera Aida (which is set in ancient Egypt). But once the Yom Kippur War broke out, Kissinger became determined to build a new Middle Eastern order based on working with Sadat to turn Egypt from a revolutionary power into a status quo power, moving it from one side of the balance to the other. In that way, he would remove the largest and most militarily powerful Arab state from the conflict with Israel, making it impossible for the others to contemplate going to war again. He learned this play from his study of the post-Napoleonic 19th-century European order, when Castlereagh and Metternich, the foreign ministers of Great Britain and Austria, respectively, brought France over to the side of the status quo powers.[Read: In defense of Henry Kissinger]Kissinger’s diplomatic mechanism for achieving this feat was an Arab-Israeli peace process in which the United States would persuade Israel to yield Arab territory in return for steps that would reduce the incentives for the Arab states to return to war. But because he viewed peace with a jaundiced eye, his peace process would be cautious, gradual, and incremental. He labeled it “step-by-step diplomacy.”“Territory for peace” became the legitimizing principle for Kissinger’s new Middle Eastern order. But how to convince Israel, which had just experienced the trauma of a war in which its survival seemed to hang in the balance, that yielding territory would make it more, not less, secure? Especially when Kissinger shared Israel’s skepticism about Arab countries’ peaceful intent.Here’s where Kissinger’s manipulative skills became essential to his successful diplomacy. In a series of ferocious arguments with Golda Meir, Israel’s doughty prime minister, he did not try to sell her on peace. Instead, he persuaded her to give up territory for time: time for Israel to get over the trauma of the war, time to reduce its isolation and build its military and economic strength, and time for the Arabs to eventually accept Israel and make peace with the Jewish state.Convincing the Israelis was painful, difficult, and frustrating, yet Kissinger was indefatigable. Hour after hour, in meeting after meeting in Washington and Jerusalem, he deployed all the arguments in his arsenal, at times with a sense of humor that disarmed his stiff-necked audience, at others with threats that only reinforced their resistance. In the end, though, he succeeded in persuading Israel to hand back to Egypt the Suez Canal and then the oil fields and strategic passes in Sinai. Two years later, after Kissinger had left office, President Jimmy Carter brought this process to completion in the Israel-Egypt peace treaty.Israel became committed to trading territory for time. With American assistance, Israel used time to build up its military, economic, and technological capabilities, becoming the strongest power in the Middle East. Meanwhile, over time, the Arab states gradually tired of the conflict, accepting the Jewish state in their midst and recognizing the benefits of cooperating with it—as recently evidenced by the Abraham Accords—just as Kissinger had predicted.What he did not expect, however, was that Israel would also use time to consolidate its grip on the West Bank, as settlers continued to build and expand their communities with government support. At the end of Kissinger’s tenure as secretary of state, just 1,900 settlers lived on the West Bank; by 2020, that number had swelled to more than 466,000 in 131 settlements. That made it all the more difficult politically for Israel to withdraw from the territory even as its strength grew. Now, more than four decades later, the idea that Israel should relinquish the West Bank has become almost unimaginable. Kissinger understood the consequences of settlements for his legitimizing principle. He wrote in his memoirs that Israel had no choice in the end but to cede territory for peace, warning that “the Jewish state would consume its moral substance if it sought to rest its existence on naked force.”Kissinger also applied his relentless diplomacy to Syria’s Hafez al-Assad. Syria did not have the same weight as Egypt in the Middle Eastern power balance, but it did have an important role to play in legitimizing Kissinger’s peace process. Syria prided itself on being the beating heart of pan-Arab nationalism, which utilized antagonism toward Israel as a unifying factor among disparate Arab states. By engaging in peacemaking with Israel, Sadat was breaking the mold. If Kissinger could entangle Assad in his diplomatic web, it would provide Arab cover for Sadat’s camp-shifting and undermine the Soviet Union’s ability to thwart Sadat’s endeavors.Assad was shrewd enough to recognize that Kissinger’s purpose was to break up the united Arab front against Israel and that if he succeeded, Syria would be left weakened and isolated. But he also understood that he could extract advantage from the fact that Kissinger needed him to provide cover for Sadat and reinforce the perception that only the United States could deliver for the Arabs. It was a match of wits and guile unlike any other in Kissinger’s experience as secretary of state. For 30 days, Kissinger shuttled between Jerusalem and Damascus, making 13 trips, with side excursions to Egypt and Saudi Arabia to secure the support of Sadat and King Faisal. It was a dispiriting, frustrating, and exhausting endeavor that put him out on the frontier of American diplomacy without any serious backing from President Richard Nixon—who was by that point completely preoccupied with fending off his imminent impeachment.[From the January/February 2016 issue: The long history of leading from behind]Back and forth the American diplomat went, patiently cajoling both sides closer to an agreement, threatening the Israelis, promising blandishments to the Syrians. The fruit of his labor, negotiated in 1974, was the Golan Heights disengagement agreement. It kept the peace in the Golan between Israel and Syria for more than four decades, with only a handful of minor violent incidents.Even today, with Syria engulfed in civil war and Israel regularly striking Iranian targets, the agreement remains in force and the Golan Heights remains peaceful, notwithstanding efforts by Iranian-backed militias to approach the border and former President Donald Trump’s gratuitous recognition of Israeli sovereignty there. Kissinger’s relentless diplomacy had taken both Syria and Egypt out of the conflict with Israel. Henceforth, no Arab neighbor of Israel would contemplate waging war on the Jewish state, and all of them would seek to resolve their differences with Israel through American-led diplomacy.It was by no means a flawless performance. Kissinger underestimated the ability of lesser powers to disrupt the will of the great powers in the Middle Eastern order that he was tending, and his preference for order and skepticism about peace led him to miss several opportunities to advance the peace process that he had created. Nevertheless, the art in his diplomacy lay in his conception and achievement of an American-led regional order, in which the pursuit of peace was an essential mechanism.What is the takeaway for the Biden administration as it shifts its focus from the Middle East to Asia to counter China’s rising, assertive power?At a time of intense geopolitical competition, Kissinger’s first priority would be to establish an equilibrium in the Asian balance of power. Biden is attempting to achieve that by concerting the policies of the major powers in the region, bringing India into the fold, and building Australia’s force-projection capabilities. But America’s own military deployments in the Asian arena will need to be significantly strengthened, especially to deter a Chinese move against Taiwan. More attention clearly needs to be paid to the role of America’s European allies. They have less to contribute because of their geographic distance, but they can nevertheless add ballast to the enterprise, if only by building their own capacity to balance Russia in Europe, thereby helping relieve the burden on the United States as it shifts resources to Asia. Ignoring their interests, as Biden did recently with France, only advantages China, creates problems in Europe, and undermines the credibility of American diplomacy by revealing a gap between rhetoric and practice.As Kissinger learned the hard way in the Middle East, an equilibrium in the balance of power is insufficient without a legitimizing principle that gives our partners a sense of fairness and justice. In Asia, the threat of a Chinese-dominated alternative order makes that easier to achieve. America’s role as the “offshore balancer” in Asia, which it has been playing since its withdrawal from Vietnam, is broadly accepted there as desirable. Moreover, the threat from China concentrates the minds of leaders who might otherwise pursue grievances with their neighbors.However, Biden’s idea of an alliance of democratic states to counter autocratic ones, far from generating a moral consensus in Asia, could make one more difficult to accomplish. Many of the powers that Biden needs on his side are autocratic or trending that way, including the Philippines, Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore, and India. Biden would be better off developing a coherent trade policy that would benefit our regional partners. By joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership, for example, the United States could help legitimize fair-trade rules that China would have difficulty ignoring.At the same time, Biden also needs to shore up the Middle Eastern order, lest our retrenchment from there tilt the balance of power in favor of Iran and outside powers such as Russia and China. An event like Iran attempting to cross the nuclear-weapons threshold, for example, could divert American attention away from Asia and require the United States to return to the Middle East with force yet again. The Arab-Israeli peace process that Kissinger initiated to legitimize that order has also stalled. If a sense of justice and fairness is to be restored, Kissinger’s approach of a gradual, incremental process needs to be applied to the Palestinian problem. The small economic steps now being taken by the Israeli government should be tied to a peace process that begins with some territorial steps (such as restricting settlement building and ceding more territory to Palestinian control) and leads to an eventual Palestinian state in the West Bank and Gaza at peace with Israel.Kissinger’s style of relentless diplomacy required a combination of caution, skepticism, agility, creativity, resoluteness, and guile in the service of a strategy that favored the pursuit of order over grandiose objectives and magical thinking. By those standards, Biden’s relentless diplomacy is falling short. But the learning curve is always steep in a new administration, no matter how professional the policy makers. They would do well to absorb the lessons from Kissinger’s experience.
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4-year-old boy miraculously survives falling down a 70-foot cliff with nothing but bruises
During a hike with his family in Pine Ridge, Kentucky, a 4-year-old boy slipped away and fell down a cliff, tumbling 70 feet in total. He survived.       
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Inside the ‘Nightmare on Elm Street’ house: You have until Halloween to buy it
Freddy Kreueger may no longer live here — but his home made famous in Wes Craven’s classic horror film “A Nightmare on Elm Street” is now up for sale for $3.25 million. However, the residence is not quite on 1428 Elm St. in Ohio: In fact, it’s located thousands of miles away on an upscale...
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Arizona seeks temporary restraining order to stop Biden vaccine mandate
FIRST ON FOX: Arizona's attorney general on Friday filed a request for a temporary restraining order to stop the Biden administration implementing a controversial vaccine requirement as a lawsuit filed last month moves forward.
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Photos: Bellator 269 official weigh-ins and faceoffs
Check out the photos from Bellator 269's official weigh-ins and faceoffs in Moscow.       Related StoriesBellator 269: Fedor Emelianenko vs. Tim Johnson photo shoots in MoscowVadim Nemkov def. Julius Anglickas at Bellator 268: Best photosCorey Anderson def. Ryan Bader at Bellator 268: Best photos 
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