Daniel Fried was the perfect man for the hardest job in Washington, but even he couldn’t close Guantanamo.
There may be valid reasons to question the wisdom of reforming U.S. food aid. But saving the Merchant Marine isn't one of them.
The Republican Party is taking America down a dangerous path.
The only thing transparent about the White House is its perverse penchant for secrecy.
When progress in the Middle East seems more in reach than a Washington that works.
As pressure builds for a military option in Syria, can the White House afford to keep quiet?
Is this a generationally significant change of power, or more of the same dysfunction?
Americans deserve to hear the dirty secrets of the CIA’s war on terror. We’ll all be better off with the truth.
Should we arm the Syrian rebels? America's attempts to do so in the past hold a few answers.
Why Harold Koh's big speech on targeted killings is just more of the same, intentional Obama muddle.
New START may be flawed, but it also holds an opportunity for Obama to do something truly momentous.
When there's a foreign finger on the trigger, is Washington still accountable when innocents die?
As America's top diplomat heads to Moscow, here are some tough questions he needs to answer about the Obama administration's flawed nuclear treaty.
In Syria's implosion, Secretary of State John Kerry already faces a defining task. How hard is he prepared to push against Obama's weary realism?
So what if it's a terrible slogan? It's still the right strategy.
Why the GOP needs to stop navel-gazing and embrace internationalism all over again.