North Korea's planned missile launch isn't reason enough to walk away from the negotiating table. It's all about politics in Pyongyang -- and in fact, it's an opening for Obama.
It’s time for the United States to think of new ways to combat terrorism in Southwest Asia.
If Burma's leaders really want to revive their economy, they can start by giving a cold shoulder to the Washington Consensus.
An exclusive excerpt from the new biography on Burma's democratic opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi.
When it comes to fighting corruption, it turns out there’s a lot that the U.S. can learn from developing countries.
The Chinese Communist Party's takedown of party boss Bo Xilai shows just exactly how much talk about "democracy" it's willing to listen to.
You can call them respectable democracies, but India, Brazil, and South Africa will be judged by how they act abroad. And on the Syria question, it's been shameful.
The Republican candidate has boosters in unlikely places -- from Canada to the Congo.
Mr. Netanyahu goes to Washington, Vladimir Putin's tearful election, and Prince Harry wins a race.
In an age of globalization and revolutionary upheaval, grand impersonal forces might appear to be winning out. But don't discount the human factor.
Why economics -- the dismal science -- is far too pessimistic when it comes to analyzing the amazing gains in poverty eradication.
Why Obama and Netanyahu are having the wrong conversation this week.
If the Republicans really want to attack President Obama on foreign policy, they’re going to have to do a lot better than just recycling tired, old ideas.
Most Americans really don’t like North Korea, but few say it’s worth going to war to make them get rid of their nuclear weapons.
Barack Obama's nuclear deal with Pyongyang is a modest success. But let's not get carried away.
Pakistan's activist lawyers and judges may have thrown out Pervez Musharraf, but they're no democrats. In fact, they're a grave and growing threat to Pakistan's future.
The phenomenal rise of NBA wunderkind Jeremy Lin is sweeping mainland China -- even though he's Taiwanese.
Some of the best economic innovations come from places you wouldn't expect.
Indonesia's transition to democracy can tell us a lot about the likely course of Egypt's revolution. There's good news and there's bad news.
The Obama administration is welcoming China's presumptive next leader, Xi Jinping. But how can it make good policy when the strategy is a mess?