Forget sanctions. If there's one thing that should convince Tehran not to go nuclear, it's that Israel might use its own nukes -- first.
Why the American Studies Association's boycott of Israeli academic institutions -- and my small liberal arts college -- is so utterly ridiculous.
From 'veto players' to 'emotions,' a state-of-the-art tour of the scholarship on civil wars and insurgencies.
A botched drone strike in Yemen shows how America's anti-al Qaeda strategy has gone off the rails.
Sorry, but the real number of Arab Israelis isn't an existential threat to the Jewish state.
Jihadists as possible forces of peace, Russia as a potential dealmaker, and other conclusions from the inaugural PeaceGame.
Why the shocking rise of al Qaeda is scrambling the war, ripping up the playbook, and turning enemies into partners.
New information reveals why Saddam Hussein never used chemical weapons in the Gulf War.
Why the Iran deal could be a devastating blow to the nonproliferation regime.
Why nobody in the Middle East deserves to be an FP Leading Global Thinker this year.
What the legendary reporter gets wrong about Syria's sarin attacks.
If the West doesn't shape up, the rest of the world will just go around it.
Can ordinary citizens armed with technology change the way we make and manage peace?
How the beautiful, painful, and problematic birth of Israel mirrors modern America's moral ambiguity.
Why Syria must rein in unemployment, food prices, and corruption to ensure a stable future.
From Sudan to Bosnia, what history can teach us about how to manage negotiations between the Syrian regime and opposition.
Ending the violence in Syria is only the first step in improving the country’s security.
Caught between the regime and Islamists, Syria’s gay community just struggles to stay alive.
What lessons do the success of Camp David and the failure of Oslo hold for America's nuclear deal with Iran?
How Washington stabbed the Saudis in the back, and why the Iran deal will start a nuclear arms race in the Persian Gulf.