Ukrainians riot ahead of the presidential election; Ultra-Orthodox Israeli soldiers train near the Syrian border; and Thailand's army chief declares a coup.
Congress and Obama are planning Reagan-era expenditures to modernize U.S. nuclear weapons under sequestration-era budgets. What could possibly go wrong?
It's been a year since Obama’s big speech about reforming the U.S. targeted killing program. Here are 10 things about the forever war that have hardly budged at all.
The Obama administration is drawing a line between stealing the secrets of companies and nations.
From Ukraine to Syria, is Barack Obama's foreign-policy legacy already doomed?
The Pentagon's new COIN manual doesn't offer a big, bold vision for fighting wars -- and that's a very good thing.
Washington is punishing China's cyberspies for the first time. Will Beijing come after U.S. spooks in response?
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A warm relationship between the Obama administration and the International Criminal Court is in danger over new inquiries about U.S. detainee abuse.
The White House report on information overload is underwhelming. But it's a start.
Why Washington and Silicon Valley must work together to truly understand the world.
Everything you need to know about the U.S. military’s defense strategy to protect humanity from the walking dead.
What Shakespeare, Lincoln, and "Lone Survivor" teach us about the danger of refusing to confront futility in war.
How a frigid no man's land became one of the most hotly contested territories on Earth.
Nearly 20 percent of capital in the world’s two biggest economies is sitting idle. Are we saving too much?
The United States has spent $1 billion on a weapon that has no mission. And started an arms race with China in the process.
President Obama is calling for a war on climate change. Too bad he doesn't have the tools to win it.
How hardship makes children grow up faster -- literally.
Why America's global dominance in military technology is starting to crumble.
The former U.S. Treasury secretary on China's economy, bitcoin, and the problem with new ideas.
Barack Obama is insisting on a false choice between doing nothing in Syria or going to war.