The U.S. policy to defeat the Islamic State is doomed to failure. Here’s how to fix it.
How do you get from Christopher Columbus to Butterball by way of Constantinople? Just ask Ataturk.
The "let's make a deal" moment has arrived for Kiev and Moscow. But by pushing a hard-line agenda against Putin, the United States and Europe are only making things worse for Ukraine.
The crisis over 43 massacred students shows how dysfunctional and corrupt Peña Nieto's government is. And yet Obama keeps patting him on the back.
Colombia is closer than ever to ending its fight with leftist guerrillas. But is it about to let a few rogue actors ruin everything?
Pro-democracy activists from Thailand are banding together in exile rather than submitting to the military junta.
A group of development experts issues a plea for reform.
Why the failure to secure a nuclear deal with Iran could have devastating consequences for global proliferation.
"Data handshakes," call records, and the NSA's back door into telecom companies reveal that the Senate's plan to protect Americans' privacy would have done no such thing.
Talking with Iran about its nuclear program might help the cause of peace. But so far the nuclear dispute has been a disaster for the human rights of Iranians.
The disappearance of 43 college students only proves what everyone in Mexico already knows: The authorities are not to be trusted.
What the history of successful nonviolent movements teaches us about the political transition in Burkina Faso.
The world’s governing body of soccer is reeling from a scandal involving the next two World Cups in Russia and Qatar. But making it accountable will take more than an investigation.
The U.S.-China climate deal has all eyes on India. But is New Delhi ready to commit to emissions targets?
Dropping bombs isn't the only way to advance American interests abroad.
The period before World War I was marked by inequality, terrorism, and discontent with democracy. Sound familiar?
Will the U.S.-China climate deal actually do anything to stop rising global temperatures?
Despite the Obama-Xi handshake deal, the probability of confrontation will only heighten as long as the PLA remains a black box.
American and French politics seem to be devolving in parallel. That's bad news for the left in both countries.
North Korea's drones are cheap, small, and poorly made. That's exactly why they're so dangerous.
Forget flip-flopping; the worst thing a politician in Iran can be accused of being is “heroically flexible.”
U.S. firepower alone can't defeat the Islamic State. It needs to work with Iran, whether it likes it or not.
Stabbing attacks and random acts of Palestinian terror have brought the violence in Gaza and the West Bank into the heart of Israel.
Only ideologues and the ignorant don't understand that Obama's letter to Khamenei is just pragmatic politics.
The United States has misinterpreted the end of Communism for a quarter of a century. It's time to set the record straight.
From India to Brazil to Indonesia, getting emerging market economies in order is going to be a lot harder than investors want to believe.
Asian countries are wary about Beijing's growing power, and happy that America has made a forceful stand in the region. But China still brings home the bacon.
Everyone talks about the "failure" of the Arab revolts that began in 2011. But the story isn't over yet.