Rising global violence threatens more than humanity's collective conscience. In 2014, America should seize two critical opportunities to address it.
A new study adds fuel to the political debate over ending the 40-year old ban on oil exports.
The two big things missing from Obama’s speech are the keys to working with foreign partners on massive global problems.
The president's biggest foreign-policy speech in a year will be showy and ambitious but can't paper over his administration's lack of focus.
An American solar panel company wondered why Chinese firms kept undercutting their prices. Then the FBI knocked on their door.
It’s time to relearn the good tools of the Cold War.
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?
Skip the seminars and the student debt: Here's everything you'd actually remember after four years.
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.