Seeking a middle ground on surveillance, Obama pleases few.
How many more tell-all memoirs will it take for the president to admit that it's not working?
Why putting more military veterans on Capitol Hill won't end Washington's rampant partisanship.
How a New Jersey Democrat became the White House's biggest foreign-policy foe.
From health care to education, what the United States can learn from poorer countries.
Why belief in first-strike advantage is as misguided today as it was in 1914.
How America's favorite Chinese dissident burned bridges at NYU and ended up at a pro-life, anti-gay think tank.
A strange, dangerous, and oddly familiar era -- of declining American power, global rebalancing, and profound inequality -- is upon us.
The United States sanctioned Ante Gotovina when he was a fugitive fleeing war crimes charges. Now he's a free man, but still on the list.
The former Secdef was known for quiet loyalty –- until a tell-all unloaded on his old bosses.
Energy execs and a powerful senator say it's time -- even though the U.S. still doesn't drill enough to supply itself.
America's foreign policy establishment is out of touch with America -- and the numbers prove it.
How young people meeting on the Internet might help build peace in some of the world's most volatile regions.
The expansion of the Panama Canal is on hold -- and so is the U.S. dream of sending energy to Asia.
Why the Obama administration should ignore recommendations from the panel it established to review NSA surveillance.
How can the biggest news story of 2013 be so overblown -- and so monumentally important -- at the same time?
The U.S. slammed shut a border crossing to Mexico after 9/11, isolating and starving a village on the other side. The passage reopened in 2013, but stark divisions remain.
When an enemy can be anywhere, the state looks everywhere. So how can it infringe on privacy nowhere?