The prisoner-swap deal that saved Bowe Bergdahl might have been a bad one, but it was also moral and necessary.
But now the question is: Will it survive 2016?
We ask nearly 1,000 scholars about trade, aid, and what really stalled the Middle East peace talks.
The White House is promising to give allies around the world $5 billion to fight terrorists. But America’s been doing that for years -- and no one seems to know what this new program is.
The next VA Secretary will need to press reset on an entrenched bureaucracy with surging demand.
The Obama administration is overhauling how it reviews natural gas export projects. That could speed up America's arrival as an LNG exporter.
Why is President Obama afraid to talk about the real levers of American exceptionalism?
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.