Why Israel can no longer afford to rebuff global norms pertaining to weapons of mass destruction.
Only cooperation between Moscow and Washington can solve the Middle East's most vexing problems.
For Syria's armed opposition, business has become the key to survival. Unfortunately, that doesn't always mean fighting Assad.
Who sent a bunch of hapless Russian soldiers of fortune to go do battle in Syria?
How the United States is strengthening defense ties with India.
America is resurrecting the same strategy that failed in Iraq -- and ground troops will pay the price.
In the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, the United States has gained some ground at China's expense.
From Syria to Iran, regional stability depends on Washington and Ankara's continued cooperation.
Why is Uzbekistan's pop star princess suddenly airing the dictatorship’s dirty laundry?
Why Xi Jinping's pooh-poohed third plenum reforms are actually a pretty big deal.
Embroiled in a nasty legal fight over the South China Sea, Beijing is putting Manila on notice -- even in the midst of tragedy.
Why the Geneva Convention doesn't work for Call of Duty.
The Chinese government thinks it can thwart unrest among ethnic minorities by raising their incomes. But prosperity doesn't buy loyalty.
Sorry, but the New York Times' star columnist just doesn’t understand Europe.
Will China's leaders go big and enact serious reforms at the upcoming Third Plenum?
It’s time for the world’s largest democracy to start promoting human rights.
Some pundits are celebrating the effort to get rid of Bashar al-Assad's chemical weapons. But if this is progress, what does failure look like?
And why the White House needs to split up the “deep state” of the NSA and Cyber Command.
Why the killing of the Pakistani Taliban's No. 1 might cause a lot more pain for Pakistan than the CIA counted on.
Why mutually assured espionage doesn't work.
Yes, terrorism is a problem. But Pakistan is making remarkable headway in its transition to democracy.
How President Obama could have kept friends as friends and nipped the NSA fallout in the bud.
From Miley Cyrus to Arcade Fire, how the disco beats of Berlin conquered the world.
Seven ways the House of Saud could make things very unpleasant for Washington.