After a six-month lull, the CIA's drones are dropping bombs on Pakistan again. But the policy is as misguided as ever.
The Bergdahl controversy shows that the years-long rift between the White House and the Pentagon hasn't been fixed. If anything, the two sides may be further apart than ever before.
Why poor countries have too many entrepreneurs and not enough factory workers.
Can President Obama’s counterterrorism partnership plan really work without any attempt at nation building?
A Pakistani woman brutally murdered by her own family is just one of countless women around the world abused -- or worse -- by so-called “loved ones.”
And he spent another 5 years in hell after a Bergdahl-type deal soured. A personal history of how swapping bad guys for American prisoners can go bad.
Iran’s ayatollahs are going nuts over a harmless video. But they’re not the first autocrats to obsess about the impact of popular culture.
If America's newly free POW really was a deserter, the White House is in deep trouble.
Obama swapped five Taliban for Bowe Bergdahl. What will he trade for the three other Americans being held in Afghanistan?
The forgotten history of the Battle of Khaibar offers some alluring hints.
The dirty secret about Obama’s Afghan plan is that tens of thousands of American civilians will be on the ground long after the troops have left.
Ukrainians riot ahead of the presidential election; Ultra-Orthodox Israeli soldiers train near the Syrian border; and Thailand's army chief declares a coup.
Why Narendra Modi's new foreign policy won't make Washington happy.
How Washington should engage with India’s new prime minister.
One woman is on a quest to sell American football to India. Is anyone buying?
India wrapped up the largest democratic election in the world; Pope Francis ordained 13 new priests; and Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine concluded a controversial referendum for self-rule.
An obscure Indian law requires gun owners to surrender their weapons during election season. But India’s gun lobby says it only encourages a spike in violence.
How sprawling megacities -- from Lagos to Mumbai -- might just save the world.
As the Indian election continues, voters are concerned about corruption like never before. But will anything really change?
Ever since the CIA used a vaccination ruse in its hunt for OBL, health workers have been combatants in Pakistan's war with the Taliban.
Gujarat's shiny free market reformer has a dark side.
Could India's third-party candidate be the country’s kingmaker? Or is he just tilting at windmills?
How the United States and NATO came to pursue the counterinsurgency strategy in Afghanistan -- and why it might never be used again.
Why the deadliest day on the world’s tallest mountain won't change the lives of Nepal's sherpas.
Can India's likely next prime minister unleash his country's economy without allowing his Hindu nationalist base to run free?
On the campaign trail in India, the election front-runner takes the high road, while his Hindu nationalist followers support him from below.