By pledging not to use force outside NATO territory, Obama might as well have given Putin a free pass to annex more territory.
Slogans won't stop another genocide like Rwanda's. But there are other things that might.
One of Congo's most brutal militias sprouted from the Rwandan genocide. But will sending troops to fight it cause yet another humanitarian catastrophe?
It's bad enough the United States is slashing military aid to Afghanistan. Don't shut off the civilian aid spigot, too.
Post-traumatic stress is a concern for veterans, but it's not the whole story.
The Asia pivot might be shaking up the Pentagon's starting rotation, but the United States still needs a powerful Army to close it out in the 9th inning.
The coming election in Iraq could decide the fate of the country's struggling democracy. The United States needs to take a stand.
Tunisia has made it farther down the road to democracy than any other Arab Spring country. That means that it deserves hands-on support from the West -- sooner rather than later.
The Taliban isn't attacking the Afghan army anymore -- they're trying to blow up the heart of Afghan politics.
How the United States can shape the world without boots on the ground and bombs in the air.
And other lessons Germany can teach Japan, China, and South Korea.
Societies attempting to make the transition to democracy should start by establishing a consensus on basic values.
American fears of Russian and Chinese aggression are growing, but they'd still rather Washington not get too involved.
Why are so many Indian politicians unmarried? And why do Indian voters not seem to care about their private lives?
If NATO wants to stanch Russian adventurism in Eastern Europe, it needs a comprehensive security plan (and fast).
As new corruption allegations swirl around Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, how long can his election mandate protect him?
If the United States is going to help Western allies neutralize Russia's energy stranglehold, it needs to get to the root of why so many people fear fracking.
Since 1976, Africa has reported over 2,000 cases of Ebola. Lessons were learned -- it's now up to Guinea to remember them.
10 very good reasons not to believe Vladimir Putin when he says he's totally not going to invade eastern Ukraine.
The new industrial revolution won’t be in India or China. It will be right here in America.
France has its own Tea Party -- and it's upending Europe’s socialist stronghold.
Rivalries among the political elite are exacerbating divides and allowing urgent problems to fester. Can anyone stop the rot?
Does Obama still have pull over Riyadh, when the king's point man -- Prince Bandar -- is pulling the strings from afar?
While Obama focuses on shoring up European support to fend off Russian aggression, it's actually powerful emerging nations that hold the key.
Forget just shutting down Twitter, now Turkey's embattled prime minster has taken to denouncing Ottoman sultans.
Is the European Central Bank ready to start tackling the continent’s inflation problem?