The Islamic State is threatening to attack the U.S. and Britain. But thousands of miles away from the battlefields of Iraq and Syria, Australia is the first to find itself on the front lines of the newest terror war.
From logging Tasmanian forests to dumping in the Great Barrier Reef, Prime Minister Tony Abbott is the Australian environment's worst nightmare.
While the world focuses on the Middle East and Ukraine, China's neighbors worry about the fallout of brewing tensions along its borders. And so should we.
Thanks to overfishing, pollution, climate change, and terrible governance, the largest ecosystem on the planet is close to collapse.
German-Americans raised on U.S. bases in soccer’s Fatherland have carried the team to the Round of 16. Can our Asian allies really produce the soccer stars of tomorrow?
Edward Snowden might have given international snooping a bad name in America and Europe -- but Aussies love it.
But now the question is: Will it survive 2016?
President Obama is calling for a war on climate change. Too bad he doesn't have the tools to win it.
When an elite Air Force helicopter rescue crew plummeted into a Japanese forest, it didn't just kill an airman and spark an inferno -- it stirred up a diplomatic hornet’s nest for the U.S.
Why a massive trade deal is the key to the Asia pivot -- and to America's future.
Australia's former prime minister on tensions in the Pacific, China's leadership, and the language of diplomacy.
The British Commonwealth is stirring up unaccustomed controversy -- and that's a good thing.
The developed world could make a big difference to the global economy simply by helping migrants to do what comes naturally: send money home.
Carne Ross's quixotic crusade to help emerging nations get their seat at the table.
President Aquino's anti-corruption program is just what the Philippines economy needs.
A conversation with David Sanger, author of a new book on Obama's secret wars.
The Pentagon sure wants more $15 billion boats, but it may have to look for other options.
In its naval clash with Beijing, Manila seems to be taking its cues from a third-century Roman dictator.
A conversation with the first female head of the U.N. Development Program on the most pressing issues for women in the developing world.
The Angela Merkels and Dilma Rousseffs get all the attention. But they're not the only female leaders running the world.