If Obama wants to make progress, he needs to give up on making it overnight.
Is the allure of war by remote control the root cause of America's dangerously unbalanced foreign policy?
The rural, conservative refugees from Pakistan’s floods have not only lost their homes, but also their entire way of life.
Monsoons have caused the worst flooding in Pakistan's history. And the rains keep coming, taking some 1,400 lives to date and leveling tens of thousands of homes along the way.
With lions and jugglers and a big top, Islamabad sees a revival of an old-time tradition.
It’s time to wake up, Washington. Pakistan’s military is running the show in Islamabad, and the WikiLeaks revelations have only confirmed that supporting jihadi terrorist groups aren’t the actions of a few, rogue generals -- it’s government strategy.
Forget re-education camps for terrorists. Jailed extremists in Pakistan are kept in isolation -- from anyone who might change their mind about waging jihad.
If you want to figure out a way forward for Afghanistan, fake history is not the place to start.
Combating terrorists in Pakistan's borderlands was hard enough. Just wait until they take over the country's most populous province.
Worlds apart in language, culture, and daily routine, the top failed states still share a quality of life that is at best difficult and at worst fatal for the majority of the population.
Sometimes the toughest obstacles are the naturally occurring ones.
Somalia is the quintessential "failed state" -- and not just because it has topped Foreign Policy's Failed States Index since 2008.
Cold economic realities dictate that China is going to be the big player in the new Afghan gold rush -- and Washington had better wake up to that fact, soon.
It's not just about Waziristan anymore. How the country's various militias are joining forces -- and what it could mean for attacks within the United States.
In a fit of anger, Hamid Karzai axes his director of intelligence, Amrullah Saleh. But is there method to his madness?
Could the killing of Al Qaeda's No. 3, Mustafa Abu al-Yazid, sever the ties between the terrorist group and the Taliban?
The Obama administration won't tell the truth about America's new favorite weapon -- but that doesn't mean its critics are right.
From apartheid South Africa to Bollywood financiers, the sport of cricket boasts a storied political history. Here's a look at some of the game's most controversial moments.
An Assessment of the Threat Posed by the Terrorist Group Headquartered on the Afghanistan-Pakistan Border
From Darfur to Afghanistan, the U.N.’s point man on refugees says, the world’s conflicts are getting “more worrisome and more difficult to solve.”