Why has the Obama administration given up on speaking truth to the military rulers in Cairo?
Some pundits are celebrating the effort to get rid of Bashar al-Assad's chemical weapons. But if this is progress, what does failure look like?
The U.S. ambassador to China speaks to Foreign Policy.
And why the White House needs to split up the “deep state” of the NSA and Cyber Command.
Why the NSA's 'we keep you safe from terrorists' rationale is bogus.
How President Obama could have kept friends as friends and nipped the NSA fallout in the bud.
Americans are still willing to forgive the NSA's intrusions, but are U.S. friends abroad?
As the U.S. retrograde hits its peak, what will America really leave behind in Afghanistan?
Why it's time for the White House to get ahead of the NSA scandal.
Swashbuckling journalist Robert Young Pelton is crowdfunding a mission to hunt down Joseph Kony. Is it genius or folly?
What Iraq's implosion can teach us about Afghanistan's future.
Their tanks, missiles, and electronic warfare gear look an awful lot like ours.
The Syrian regime is blocking delivery of vital food, medical, and humanitarian aid. And with winter coming, thousands of lives hang in the balance.
When Iran starts to look competent and responsible, you know you've got a problem.
How @NatSecWonk shows that D.C. is a wonderful, terrible place.
How the biggest intelligence community scandal in modern memory and Washington's infamous Twitter troll expose the real D.C.
Baghdad could be the key to unlocking the region's worst conflicts -- if only it could get its own house in order.
Meet the social worker turned nuclear negotiator who's trying to keep Iran from getting the bomb.
Why can't we get rid of nukes the same way we got rid of chemical weapons?
'There has been no support for the agency from the President, and this has not gone unnoticed.'
Welcome to the Fed, Janet Yellen. Now, can you please save a global economy teetering on the brink of collapse?
Why America needs to fix its problems at home before messing around in Asia.
When it comes to assessing the success of the war on terror, there's a lot we just don't know.
Does the U.S. stand a chance against Tehran, the nimble, canny free agent of nuclear negotiations?