What does the Obama administration make of Egypt's Mohamed Morsy? Not much. But they've still got to figure out how to work with him.
A decade later, what lessons haven't we learned from the war in Iraq that we should?
The case against giving the president even more power to use force.
A former State Department insider has written a blistering account of the Obama administration’s missteps in Afghanistan. But is he right?
The lesson of Iraq isn't that American intervention only makes things worse; it's that there's a smarter way to do it.
America's nukes are designed to comfort us, not scare the enemy.
How the neocons lost the sequester battle -- but maybe not the war.
Why President Obama should commission a history of targeted killing.
"My time in the Obama administration turned out to be a deeply disillusioning experience."
Eleven rules for how Barack Obama, or any U.S. president, can have his way on national security.
FP asked more than 70 top military thinkers to fill in the blanks on the world's global conflicts -- from the drone wars to the budget wars.
America's relative decline means that defense and social spending will have to compete head to head, but that isn't necessarily a bad thing.
The Obama administration could revolutionize aid and save billions -- if only Congress would stand up to the farm lobby.
The unofficial guide to getting a job in the Obama administration.
Rogue states have a pretty convincing track record of ignoring sanctions, so what makes Congress and the White House think they'll work on Iran?
What John Kerry needs to know about his first assignment.
It’s time for the United States to do what is necessary to bring down Bashar al-Assad’s regime.
Why Obama's new secretary of state might not have much room to run.