What does it mean when North Korea announces it has a "new form" of nuclear testing coming soon?
In a fevered election battle, India's top candidates are claiming that they -- and only they -- can get the faltering economy back on track. But the data shows they're missing the point.
If Narendra Modi wins, India's leftists will have no one to blame but themselves.
Countries around the world, both democratic and authoritarian, are cracking down on freedom of assembly. It's time to push back.
Chadian peacekeepers may be leaving the Central African Republic, but will the war-torn country ever really be free of its meddling northern neighbor?
A former spokesperson reveals the web of lies, half-truths, and omissions that the United Nations has built in Darfur.
Russia hasn't been "encircled" by the West -- Vladimir Putin simply wants to be able to invade his neighbors at will.
It's not as crazy as you think-- and here's how the United States and Japan can prevent it from happening.
Spain's political heavyweights have locked themselves into a secession face-off that could tear apart the country.
The view from Moscow and why the United States needs to reset its relations with the Kremlin, immediately.
America used to love laughing at the military. When did it become so taboo?
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?