Sorry, Edward Snowden -- the United States has a long, dubious history of putting national security before people's freedoms.
Why Congress needs to go big -- and restrict the power of a runaway executive branch.
Why Egypt’s draft NGO law is transparent, fair, and a big step forward for democracy.
Deep within the National Security Agency, an elite, rarely discussed team of hackers and spies is targeting America's enemies abroad.
There's an effort afoot in Congress to kick terrorists off Twitter. But the government's spies aren't so sure.
Will Obama's new national security advisor play nice and get along with Moscow?
Which faction of Turkey's ruling party will emerge the strongest after the Istanbul protests?
Why Xi Jinping’s vision of a future China cannot coexist with the American Dream.
The war on terror has taken over not just U.S. foreign policy, but also our inboxes, smartphones, and Facebook pages. And we're only beginning to understand how much harm that's caused.
The battle for a town on the Lebanese border marks the kingdom's first attempt to lead Syria's fractured opposition.
Obama and Xi will work better together if they both acknowledge they don't trust each other.
Does Washington realize how deeply Beijing has planted a flag in Latin America?
Why Barack Obama can't afford to take human rights off the agenda when he meets with Xi Jinping.
How the Pentagon can cut costs -- and come out stronger.
Don't expect much from the upcoming summit -- we've been down this road before.
The protests across Istanbul aren’t about Islamism, the elite, or even religion writ large -- they're a call for a real liberal democracy.
The new prime minister in Ramallah is a political novice -- and that's exactly why President Mahmoud Abbas chose him.
The problem with the Navy and Air Force's belief that they can do it all.
The EU can't get its act together when it comes to a common foreign policy. But it's common economics that's screwed the Syrian rebels.
Washington's democracy promotion community is a mess. Here's how to fix it.