The White House is gambling America's global standing on a trade deal with Asia. Don't bet on Congress to get it done.
From drone strikes to Syria, the indecisive Obama administration thinks it can conduct foreign policy by floating trial balloons.
On Victoria Nuland’s gaffe and the Cold War echoes of American diplomacy abroad.
With the administration's Russia engagment policy in shambles, Amb. Mike McFaul heads for home.
The administration's reasons for not releasing who's on the list of America's enemies in the war on terror are getting ridiculous.
A snapshot of the nation’s anxious, online soul.
A memo to Barack Obama on how to talk about the Middle East policy no one thinks he actually has.
The United States sanctioned Ante Gotovina when he was a fugitive fleeing war crimes charges. Now he's a free man, but still on the list.
Why the Obama administration should ignore recommendations from the panel it established to review NSA surveillance.
The White House bet on guerrilla fighters changing their warring ways. Turns out it was a bad bet.
When an enemy can be anywhere, the state looks everywhere. So how can it infringe on privacy nowhere?
The Haqqani network comprises some of Afghanistan's most lethal insurgents. Why isn't the White House doing more to stop them?
Call Erich Ferrari, the lawyer who makes a living defending alleged drug kingpins and arms dealers.
The jig is up for anyone who argues that the Constitution doesn't cover metadata.
An admittedly foolhardy (but no more than the rest) attempt to assess the legacy of Barack Obama.
The spy chief who nailed Osama bin Laden reflects on Syria, Iran, and the most dysfunctional U.S. Congress in recent memory.
Public officials from Beijing to D.C. are failing to rise to the world's challenges. That's where FP's Global Thinkers come in.